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Welcome to the home page of HMS Torbay, the Royal Navy’s only blue submarine. Launched in March 1987, HMS Torbay is the Royal Navy’s fourth Trafalgar Class Fleet Submarine. She is also one of the most technologically advanced; HMS Torbay is presently completeing a Revalidation Assisted Maintenance Period in HMNB Clyde, Faslane.  When she returns to the front-line in early 2008 she will be fitted with the Royal Navy’s world-beating 2076 Sonar, Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles, the latest communications fit which will, amongst other things, allow HMS Torbay to send and receive e-mails whilst dived, she has also been fitted, for the first time on a submarine, electronic charts.

2008 looks set to be a busy year for HMS Torbay.  On completion of this significant maintenance period, HMS Torbay will undertake a period of sea-training before deploying to foreign parts later in the year.

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