Service history unknown. But the vehicle is shown in a photograph obtained by the curator, taken at an unknown RAF station in 1944. During the 1960s and 1970s it served as a refueller at Cambridge Airport for Marshall’s of Cambridge.
Submarines played a key role in operations throughout the Cold War. Commodore Frederic Thompson, kept himself and his crewmates entertained, by creating ‘radio’ programmes, which were then broadcast over the submarine’s internal speakers.