The captain of the submarine was removed from command because of the novel
In Britain, the captain of a nuclear submarine was removed from command when he became aware of his alleged affair with one of the crew members.
In respect of an officer of the Royal Navy is under investigation. He is suspected in connection with the woman who was under his command.
As it became known Bi-bi-si, an internal investigation initiated against the captain of the submarine “Vidzhilent” (HMS Vigilant).
“Vidzhilent” is sub-class “Vanguard” (Vanguard). It is based on the naval base “Clyde” in the region Argyll and Bute in Scotland.
This is one of four nuclear submarines of Britain, armed with ballistic nuclear missiles Trident.
The British Royal Navy has confirmed that an investigation is underway, but stressed that this in no way influenced the execution of the current military tasks.
The ban on women on submarines was lifted in 2011. Since that time, several dozen women were trained for service in submarines in the Royal Navy.
In the British fleet, a so-called ban on touch, which implies the inadmissibility of a romantic relationship between team members.
Thus the management of the fleet is a particularly tough stance in cases where the scandal involved officers.
In 2014, the first female captain of a military ship “Portland” (HMS Portland) was removed from command of the vessel, after it became known about her relationship with one of the crew members.