Foreign News: Snug Harbor

If ever sailors on submarine duty have a right to feel safe, it is when their sub is lying on the surface, lashed securely to her mother ship in some snug harbor. Last week, tied up to the depot ship Maidstone in Dorsetshire's Portland Harbor, the British submarine Sidon lazily made ready for sea and five hours of torpedo practice. Far up in her bow, an armament officer was inspecting the last of the practice fish: on her conning tower, Lieut. Hugh Verry, beginning his last day of duty as Sidon's captain, stood by...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!