British Royal Navy sub in near-miss with passenger ferry | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 17, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, July 17, 2020

British Royal Navy sub in near-miss with passenger ferry

A British nuclear-powered submarine narrowly avoided crashing into a passenger ferry between Northern Ireland and Scotland, with disaster averted only because an officer spotted its periscope, a report revealed yesterday.

The government's Marine Accident Investigations Branch called for an independent review into the incident on November 6, 2018, saying it was the third such near-miss involving a Royal Navy sub in four years.

 

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