H.M.S. C 16 (1908)

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H.M.S. C 16 (1908)
Pendant Number: I.46 (1914)
C.16 (mid 1915)[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Launched: 19 Mar, 1908[3]
Sold: Aug, 1922[4]
H.M.S. C 16 was one of thirty-eight "C" class coastal submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

C 16 was rammed and sunk twice by accident, both times being raised and put back into service. On 14 July, 1909, C 17 collided with her. On 16 April, 1917, Melampus sank the sub again, killing all on board despite efforts to escape from the sunken hulk.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 83.
  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. Foster Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/49/10. f. 5.
  6. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 286.
  7. Foster Service Record The National Archives. ADM 196/49/10. f. 5.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1912). p. 286.
  9. Darke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/88. f. ?.
  10. Darke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/88. f. ?.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 317.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 277.
  13. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 342.

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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