(S46) HMSM Churchill was launched on the 20th December 1968 in Barrow in Furness by Lady Soames.
A nuclear powered hunter killer fleet submarine which served with the Royal Navy from the 1968 until the early 1990s.
She was named after the former Prime Minister and First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill.
HMS Churchill was based on the older Valiant class, but featured many internal improvements.
HMS Churchill carried a crew of up to 103 although this was
exceeded on several occasions and had a full load displacement of 4800 tons whilst dived.
Deep diving depth? All of us onboard knew what she was good for :-)