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We All Live in a Nuclear Submarine (Well, Bruce Anyway)

on February 6, 2012 @ 01:25

From the Helensburgh Advertiser:

ROUTINE sea training was rocked by a heavy metal legend this week.

Submariners on board nuclear submarine HMS Victorious thought it was a wind-up when they heard that Bruce Dickinson, best known for being the lead singer of Iron Maiden, was on board with them.

The 53-year-old singer of the band, which exploded on the scene in the early eighties with their fiery brand of music, spent three nights on the submarine.

The captain of the boat is believed to have given Bruce, who is also a qualified pilot, a special invitation, to come on board and have a taster of what life is like living and working on a nuclear submarine.

One of the submariners said being in the presence of an international rock star made the routine sea exercise more interesting.

He told the Advertiser: “It was a bit surreal - it’s not every day you bump into an international rock star on a nuclear submarine.

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