H.M.S. C 4 (1906)

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H.M.S. C 4 (1906)
Pendant Number: I.34 (1914)
C.4 (mid 1915)[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Launched: 18 Oct, 1906[3]
Sold: Apr, 1922[4]
H.M.S. C 4 was one of thirty-eight "C" class coastal submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

On 28 October 1917 near 50° 22' N., 0° 19' E., C 4 hit UC 17 with a torpedo that failed to detonate.[5]

The event nearly replayed itself when on 27 March 1918 near 50° 28' N., 0d° 14' E., C 4 hit UB 57 with a torpedo that failed to detonate.[6]

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. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 14.
  6. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 14.
  7. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 385.
  8. The Monthly Navy List. (March, 1911). p. 385.
  9. Saltren-Willett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/126. f. ?.
  10. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Friday, 4 August, 1911. Issue 39655, col D, p. 13.
  11. Saltren-Willett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/126. f. ?.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 385.

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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