Old Photograph Submarine Holy Loch Scotland

Old photograph of a Submarine on the Holy Loch near Dunoon, Scotland. During World War II, this sea loch was used as a Royal Navy submarine base. From 1961 until 1992, it was used as a US Polaris nuclear submarine base. In 1992, the Holy Loch base was deemed unnecessary following the demise of the Soviet Union and subsequently withdrawn. The name of the loch is believed to date from the 6th Century, when Saint Munn landed there after leaving Ireland.

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