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U-475 Black Widow Russian Submarine

River Medway at Strood, Strood, England
+44 20 8300 4000
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Eyesore

Went and had a look for insrest it is at a angle looks like it is sinking you cannot see much just... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
frankandbobbie
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Chatham, United Kingdom
Unusual sight

This Russian submarine spent some time moored at Folkestone then came to Strood. Apparently been... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
N9063GRrobins
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Russian Cold war submarine, 300 feet Long, 1,600 tonnes, one of only 4 on display in the world.
  • Excellent0%
  • Very good6%
  • Average48%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible26%
7 Sep 2017
“Unusual sight”
1 Oct 2017
“Eyesore”
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River Medway at Strood, Strood, England
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+44 20 8300 4000
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

Went and had a look for insrest it is at a angle looks like it is sinking you cannot see much just a rusting dacaying hulk not worth seeing really

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

This Russian submarine spent some time moored at Folkestone then came to Strood. Apparently been used for some filming. No access to the vessel but can be seen from Canal Road near the railway station. At angle for some reason.

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

I haven't gained access to view, as by appointment only, and not really something I want to do but as a resident I think it looks out of kilter with the area and should be moved. Apparently it has been used in films ( not...More

1  Thank Keith T
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Reviewed September 30, 2016

The U-475 Black Widow can not be viewed from the inside without the private owners permission, but can be seen clearly from the road and footpaths around. Its quite an outstanding piece of Soviet history right on my doorstep. It was used in the Jude...More

3  Thank carol g
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Whilst its great to look at, please dont think its a full on tourist attraction. You can look at it from the riverbank and thats about it. Probably one for the history buffs more than anything

1  Thank DAREN B
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Reviewed July 28, 2016

Not a lot you can say about it really as it is what it is an old sub sitting in the river medway. As far as I know you can't go on it so you just have to look from the river side & if...More

2  Thank monty o
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Reviewed January 28, 2016

It's hard to say this is an attraction. It basically a Soviet Navy submarine from the cold war period which is in private hands. You can see this as from the train, between Strood and Rochester. Other than that you can alight at Strood and...More

3  Thank John A
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Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

Go passed it regularly going out on my boat another bit of isles info it is the sun that appears in the Jude law film Black Sea

1  Thank Steve Y
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Reviewed November 5, 2015

I saw this submarine at Folkstone Harbour in 2000 while I was looking at the railway, I went on a National Holidays coach holiday staying at the hotel across the road. I wish it would re-pen as a museum soon as its a lovely submarine,...More

3  Thank Hotash2013
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

You would believe from outside of this sub that it is in such disrepair but inside is a hidden gem and amazing to see if you ever stumble across the owner ask to visit inside is every inch still a russian war sub with full...More

2  Thank Donna W
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