35 – The man who owns a Soviet Submarine

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Welcome to Episode 35 of Cold War Conversations.

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Today we talk with John Sutton who owns a Foxtrot class Soviet Submarine moored in the middle of the River Medway in Kent.

This may seem an unlikely location for a Soviet submarine but John tells an interesting story of how he acquired it.

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So back to the episode, after viewing some of the photos of the sub listing in the river, with some trepidation I boarded a fast Javelin train at London St Pancras and within 30 minutes I was in Strood and I could see across the Medway the low silhouette of the Foxtrot.

We join the interview with John and I aboard his small launch in the middle of the River Medway. 

 
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