H.M.S. C 11 (1907)

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H.M.S. C 11 (1907)
Builder: Vickers[1]
Launched: 27 May, 1907[2]
Rammed: 14 Jul, 1909[3]
Fate: by S.S. Eddystone
H.M.S. C 11 was one of thirty-eight "C" class coastal submarines completed for the Royal Navy. She was the fortieth submarine to be built for the Royal Navy. She would sink after being rammed in 1909, becoming the Navy's third submarine deadly loss.[4]

Service

C 11 was run down by the steamer S.S. Eddystone while in company with H.M.S. Bonaventure and seven other submarines and eight destroyers off Cromer at 11.45pm on the night of 14 July, 1909. Eleven men died, but Lieutenant & Commander Charles Gordon Brodie managed to escape along with Lieutenant Geoffrey Robert Sladen Watkins and A.B. Stripes.[5]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

  • Wikipedia
  • "Submarine Disaster." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jul 16, 1909; pg. 10; Issue 39013.

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 87.
  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. "Submarine Disaster." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jul 16, 1909; pg. 10; Issue 39013.
  5. "Submarine Disaster." The Times (London, England), Friday, Jul 16, 1909; pg. 10; Issue 39013.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 286.
  7. "Submarine Disaster". The Times. Friday, 16 July, 1909. Issue 39013, col B, p. 10.

Bibliography


"C" Class Submarine
Vickers Boats
C 1 C 2 C 3 C 4 C 5
C 6 C 7 C 8 C 9 C 10
C 11 C 12 C 13 C 14 C 15
C 16 C 21 C 22 C 23 C 24
C 25 C 26 C 27 C 28 C 29
C 30 C 31 C 32 C 35 C 36
  C 37 C 38  
Chatham Boats
  C 17 C 18 C 19  
  C 20 C 33 C 34  
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