GREAT Britain Became A Nuclear Power This Day, 65-Years Ago; October 3, 1952.
It was just over 11-months before I was born. I think many people now forget that WE, THE BRITISH, are a very capable Nuclear Power.
That the explosion was conducted aboard a ship was interesting — befitting us being an Island nation. They, the U.S. and us, wanted to see what would happen if a nuclear bomb was detonated aboard a ship — in harbor. That was a real fear during the Cold War.