H.M.S. B 5 (1905)

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H.M.S. B 5 (1905)
Pendant Number: I.25 (1914)
B.5 (mid 1915)[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Launched: 14 Nov, 1905[3]
Sold: Aug, 1921[4]
H.M.S. B 5 was one of eleven "B" class coastal submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Radio

In 1912, B 5 became the first British submarine fitted with a wireless kit. Although then described as being the "final design", it may have been what was later redesignated as a "Type 10". The "Type 11" design for submarines would not be conceived before 1914.[5]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 82.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 87.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 87.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 87.
  5. Annual Report of the Torpedo School, 1912. W/T Appendix, p. 10.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 318. Approximate.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 319.
  8. The Monthly Navy List. (March, 1911). p. 317.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 317.
  10. Dobson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/15
  11. Dobson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50. f. 9.
  12. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/120. f. 65.
  13. Talbot Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/120. f. 65.
  14. Pope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/95
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 277.

Bibliography


"B" Class Submarine
B 1 B 2 B 3 B 4 B 5
  B 6 B 7 B 8  
  B 9 B 10 B 11  
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