H.M.S. C 5 (1906)

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H.M.S. C 5 (1906)
Pendant Number: I.35 (1914)
C.5 (mid 1915)[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Launched: 20 Aug, 1906[3]
Sold: Oct, 1919[4]
H.M.S. C 5 was one of thirty-eight "C" class coastal submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

On 25 October, 1909 she was one of three "C" class boats to arrive at Sheerness Dockyard from Harwich to await a refit which would include a new pattern bridge. This work had just been completed on C 7, C 8 and C 9.[5]

C 5 arrived in Sheerness in company with the torpedo gunboat Hebe on 27 April, 1914.[6]

Arrived in Sheerness with C 2 and C 6, also assigned to the Fifth Submarine Flotilla, on 28 May, 1914.[7]

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. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Oct 26, 1909; pg. 8; Issue 39100.
  6. "Movements in Home Waters." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Apr 28, 1914; pg. 16; Issue 40509.
  7. "Movements in Home Waters." The Times (London, England), Friday, May 29, 1914; pg. 15; Issue 40536.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 385.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 385.
  10. Cromie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/86. f. 291.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 343.
  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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