A picture taken on July 20, 2016 in the port of Gibraltar shows the nuclear submarine HMS Ambush (C) making an unscheduled stop in Gibraltar due to a sustained damage to its conning tower after hitting a vessel (AFP Photo/DM Parody)
The Guardian/Press Association: Nuclear-powered Royal Navy submarine involved in collision
No damage to HMS Ambush nuclear reactor or injuries to crew recorded after ‘glancing’ collision off coast of Gibraltar
A nuclear-powered Royal Navy submarine has been forced into port in Gibraltar after a collision with a merchant vessel.
An immediate investigation has been launched after HMS Ambush was involved in the “glancing” collision while submerged off the coast of Gibraltar, the Royal Navy said.
The Astute-class vessel suffered “some external damage” but no crew members were injured in the incident. The attack submarine’s nuclear reactor was also undamaged, the Royal Navy said.
Read more ....
More News On A British Nuclear Submarine Involved In Collision With A Merchant Ship Off The Coast Of Gibraltar
British nuclear submarine docks in Gibraltar after collision -- AFP
Collision sub docks in Gibraltar -- Gibraltar Chronicle
BREAKING: British nuclear submarine crashes into ship near Gibraltar -- Daily Star
U.K. Nuclear Submarine HMS Ambush Collides With Merchant Vessel -- USNI News