HMS Anson – 5th Gen Navy Submarine

Fifth hunter-killer submarine named Anson Anson, the Royal Navy’s latest Astute Class attack submarine, has officially been named in a virtual ceremony at BAE Systems’ Barrow-in-Furness shipyard today. Anson is the fifth Astute-class submarine being built by BAE systems. Astute Class submarines are the largest, most advanced and most powerful attack submarines ever operated by the Royal Navy, and Anson is the fifth to be officially named. The last HMS Anson (1942 to 1951) was a King George V-class battleship, which saw active service in World War Two. All eight Anson vessels have been named after an Admiral of the … Continue reading HMS Anson – 5th Gen Navy Submarine