Submarine: Life Under the Waves (2021): Part 02


Submarine: Life Beneath the Waves captures life onboard HMS Trenchant on its four month tour of duty to the mid-Atlantic.

Outline (General)

The cameras will follow the crew in close proximity as they were tasked with helping guard the UK’s Trident missiles and keeping British waters safe.

Outline (Episode)

Captain Stephen Brian takes command of HMS Trenchant with orders to stop a Russian ship.

Part 01 here.


  • HMS Trenchant is a Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarine and was built by Vickers Shipbuidling in Barrow-in-Furness.
  • She was launched in 1986 by war hero Vice Admiral Sir Arthur Hezlet.
  • He was the commander of the original HMS Trenchant submarine during WW2.
  • The boat sailed home to the Devonport Naval Base for the last time in March 2021 due to being decommissioned.
  • The show promises to reveal what life is really like on the ‘claustrophobic’ submarine as it travels for months under the water.
  • This is the first time British cameras have been given access onboard the ship.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 20 September 2021.
  • Running Time: 45 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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