Skye submarine accident

Skye submarine accident

Safety fears over N-sub berths

NUCLEAR submarines using little-known Highland berths present a risk of radiation leaks, an official safety assessment seen by The Scotsman has found.

Anger over issue of anti-radiation pills

MORE than 2,000 residents of Skye and Wester Ross will be issued with anti-radiation pills later this month to counter any hazards from nuclear submarines mooring in their area.

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Damaged submarine heads home

A NUCLEAR submarine damaged when it hit rocks off Skye last week is to be sent for repair at its home port in Plymouth next week.

Submarine going home

A NUCLEAR submarine which ran aground off the coast of Scotland suffered considerable damage and will take several months to repair but will be returning to its home base early next week.

Repairs start on rock crash submarine

A NUCLEAR submarine which ran aground during a military exercise was today undergoing its first repairs in an operation expected to take several months.

MoD's culture of secrecy condemned

LIKE hit-and-run victims the people of Skye were bemused and not a little angry yesterday, their feelings not eased by the fact they did not know they had been hit - or just how close they had come to something far more serious.

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