H.M.S. D 4 (1911)

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H.M.S. D 4 (1911)
Pendant Number: I.74 (1914)
D.4 (mid 1915)[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Ordered: 1909-10 Estimates[3]
Launched: 27 May, 1911[4]
Sold: Dec, 1921[5]
H.M.S. D 4 was one of 8 submarines of the "D" class.

Service

On 12 May, 1918, she torpedoed and sank UB 72 at 50deg 08' N., 2deg, 41' W..[6]

Guns

In 1909, D 4 was the first British submarine to mount a gun: a 12-pdr on a disappearing mounting.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 84.
  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. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 87.
  6. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 13.
  7. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 4, Part 28. p. 19.
  8. Dunbar-Nasmsith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/178. f. 583.
  9. Dunbar-Nasmsith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/178. f. 583.
  10. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/105. f. 503.
  11. Bruce Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/105. f. 503.
  12. The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 268.
  13. Moncreiffe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143. f. 423.
  14. Moncreiffe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/143. f. 423.
  15. Barry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53. f. 150.
  16. Barry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53. f. 150.

Bibliography


"D" Class Submarine
Vickers Boats
  D 1 D 2 D 3  
  D 4 D 5 D 6  
Chatham Boats
  D 7 D 8  
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