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HMS Triumph Freedom of the Town Parade

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 Newtons 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.