Barrow Built Ships

CANTAT 2 - Vickers Oceanics  'Pisces'

The rescue of Roger Mallinson and Roger Chapman occurred between 29 August and 1 September 1973 after their Vickers Oceanics small submersible Pisces III was trapped on the seabed at a depth of 1,575 ft (480 m), 150 mi (240 km) off Ireland in the Irish Sea. The 76-hour multinational rescue effort resulted in the deepest sub rescue in history.

CANTAT 2.  British Post Office commemorative cover. 21 JUN 1974.

Signed by Mallinson and Chapman.

CANTAT 2. British Post Office commemorative cancel.
21 JUN 1974.