HMS Triumph will exercise its Freedom of the Town of Newton Abbot on Saturday 1st April. There will be a parade of crew members, accompanied by TS Ramehead Sea Cadet Volunteer Band, starting from Victoria Gardens and passing through Courtenay Street.
The procession will finish with a ceremony near St Leonard’s Tower, Wolborough Street, after which there will be a reception at Newton’s Place where the Mayor will perform the official opening of this community building, museum and town council offices.
HMS Triumph is Newton Abbot’s affiliated submarine. She is a Trafalgar Class, the seventh and final example of her type, and the tenth vessel and second submarine to bear the name. She is the Navy’s nineteenth nuclear-powered hunter-killer submarine.