H.M.S. E 44 (1916)

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H.M.S. E 44 (1916)
Pendant Number: E.44[1]
Builder: Swan Hunter[2]
Launched: 21 Feb, 1916[3]
Commissioned: Jul, 1916[4]
Sold: Oct, 1921[5]
H.M.S. E 44 was one of fifty-seven "E" class submarines completed in Britain before and during the Great War.

Service

On 26 April 1918 near 51deg 10.5' N., 1deg 53' E., E 44 torpedoed UB 57 in a night attack, but the torpedo failed to explode.[6]

At the end of 1920, she was one of eight "E" class boats of Group "J" in reserve at Rosyth under the collective command of Lieutenant Charles E. A. W. Cox, and tender to Dolphin.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. pp. 82, 85.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 88.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 88.
  4. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 21. p. 39.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 88.
  6. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 14.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 764.
  8. Hughes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/22. f. 182.
  9. Hughes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/22. f. 182.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 764.

Bibliography


"E" Class Submarine
E 1 Group
E 1 E 2 E 3 E 4 E 5
E 6 E 7 E 8 AE 1 AE 2
E 9 Group
E 9 E 10 E 11 E 12 E 13
E 14 E 15 E 16 E 17 E 18
E 19 E 20 E 21 E 22 E 23
E 25 E 26 E 27 E 29 E 30
E 31 E 32 E 33 E 35 E 36
E 37 E 38 E 39 E 40 E 42
E 43 E 44 E 47 E 48 E 49
  E 50 E 52 E 53  
  E 54 E 55 E 56  
Minelayers
  E 24 E 34 E 41  
  E 45 E 46 E 51  
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