Indian Navy Western Naval Command Marks 53rd Submarine Day

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Mumbai: Western Naval Command (WNC) of the Indian Navy observed the 53rd Submarine Day in Mumbai on December 8, an official said.

Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command, laid a wreath at the memorial of INS Vajrabahu at the Naval Dockyard, a press statement said.

Submarine Day is observed to remember and honour submariners who made supreme sacrifice in their service, it was stated.

The Vice Admiral was accompanied by Rear Admiral V Srinivas, the senior-most submariner presently posted in Mumbai.

The 53rd Submarine Day commemorates the maiden unfurling of the naval ensign on the erstwhile INS Kalvari at Riga, Latvia, the statement said.


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