Subs Up!

If you are silly enough to own a submarine then the next senseless thing is to take it down a canal…Dive….Dive…Dive

“ Captain...We are in the puddle!”


In March 1937 the Submarines H33 and H49 navigated the Gloucester and Sharpness ship canal to Gloucester . The trip had been arranged by Lieutenant  J.  Collett commander of H49















H49 was built by William Beadmore and Company, Dalmuir and was commissioned in  October 1919 She was sunk by one of the German anti submarine flotilla in October 1940 with only one survivor.
















H33 was built by Cammell Laird Birkenhead in 1917 and was scrapped in 1944




The photograph shows H49 on its return journey passing Fretherne Bridge with the Cadbury Chocolate factory behind.

The photograph shows H33 on its return journey approaching Fretherne Bridge with the Cadbury Chocolate factory behind.

Subs Up!

If you are silly enough to own a submarine then the next senseless thing is to take it down a canal…Dive….Dive…Dive

“ Captain...We are in the puddle!”


In March 1937 the Submarines H33 and H49 navigated the Gloucester and Sharpness ship canal to Gloucester . The trip had been arranged by Lieutenant  J.  Collett commander of H49















H49 was built by William Beadmore and Company, Dalmuir and was commissioned in  October 1919 She was sunk by one of the German anti submarine flotilla in October 1940 with only one survivor.
















H33 was built by Cammell Laird Birkenhead in 1917 and was scrapped in 1944




The photograph shows H49 on its return journey passing Fretherne Bridge with the Cadbury Chocolate factory behind.

The photograph shows H33 on its return journey approaching Fretherne Bridge with the Cadbury Chocolate factory behind.