VIDEO: Midget submarine plaque unveiled

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Gainsborough’s part in building war time submarines has been celebrated as a special blue commemorative plaque was dedicated and unveiled.

The plaque is dedicated to the HM Midget Submarine X-24, which was built by Marshall and Sons in the town back in 1943.

A Blue Commemorative Plaque was unveiled in Marshall's Yard dedicated to the X-24 Midget Submarine which was built by Marshal & Sons in 1943, and to the two successful operations conducted in 1944 G131123-2

A Blue Commemorative Plaque was unveiled in Marshall's Yard dedicated to the X-24 Midget Submarine which was built by Marshal & Sons in 1943, and to the two successful operations conducted in 1944 G131123-2

Local dignitaries were joined by the families of the men who built the submarine 70 years ago for a special ceremony and the unveiling of the plaque at Marshall’s Yard.