Polish submarine has links to March. Exhibition explains how

March’s Polish Submarine. March is a town known for its agriculture and railway. But a trip to the t

March’s Polish Submarine. March is a town known for its agriculture and railway. But a trip to the town museum will reveal that in 1943 March had a strong link to the Polish submarine Dzik. PHOTO: March Museum - Credit: Archant

An exhibition to uncover a link between the town of March and a wartime Polish submarine opens this weekend.

From 1943 a special relationship developed between the WW2 Polish Navy submarine Dzik and the townspeople of March.

The display to explain why opens on Saturday May 27.

The exhibition is at March Museum which opens on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 10.30am and 3.30 pm.

The exhibition will run for several weeks. Admission is free.


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The Dzik was built in Barrow in Furness in the Lake District.

Launched in October 1942 the boat ended its service in 1947.

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She was returned to the Royal Navy in April 1958 and scrapped.

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