The men of the Royal Navy Submarine Service are a breed apart. Often classified as slightly mad they work beneath the waves enclosed in a steel tube, in probably the most dangerous environment in the... More > world. They are a mystery to many, including friends and family.
This hilarious and often ribald book lays bare the the often bizarre antics of the crews of Her Majesty's submarines both at sea and ashore. It proves the psychiatrists wrong, submariners are not slightly mad, they are totally insane.
This wonderfully funny book gives the reader an insight into the life of those who serve their nation from beneath the waves as well as telling of the toll the lifestyle takes on family life and the loved ones of those who are away, often for months on end, with no contact with home.
Chas Cooke served in submarines of the Royal Navy for thirteen years and tells of the odd and often outrageous behaviour of those with whom he shared his life beneath the sea.< Less