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HMS Alliance, the jewel in the crown of the Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport, has received the most extensive refurbishment in the 33 years she has been on display to the public.The attack periscope – previously stored in its well – has been restored and raised; it’s trained on shipping moving around in the Solent – just as any submariner would want it.

A Concorde arriving on a barge to the USS Intrepid Aircraft Carrier on the Husdon River in Manhattan. Ph. by Seth Holladay

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Jobs for the girls: Amazing vintage photographs provide a vivid snapshot of working life for British women during World War Two

Deadly: WRNS based at the enormous British naval base at Portsmouth move a torpedo towards a loading bay used by one of the Navy's U-class submarines

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Prince William necks a tot of rum during WW2 submarine visit

Cheeky chap: During his visit to the Royal Naval Submarine Museum, Gosport, Prince William said it was lucky Prince George was not here. 'I think he'd get up to all sorts of mischief pulling on things,' he said

Pair of captain's epaulettes belonging to J. Stockham (died 1814). The regulations of 1812 stipulated that captains should now wear two epaulettes with insignia that indicated their rank: the fouled anchor and a crown. The epualettes have 20 large bullions and 17 small ones. On the shoulder pad of each is an embroidered 'S'. Royal Navy uniform regulations 1812-1825


Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport, Hampshire, United Kingdom

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Britain's last surviving Second World War submarine HMS Alliance reopens its hatches after £7m makeover

Makeover: HMS Alliance, based at the Royal Submarine Museum in Gosport, reopens to the public this week following a £7m renovation project