H.M.S. E 45 (1916)

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H.M.S. E 45 (1916)
Pendant Number: E.45[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Launched: 25 Jan, 1916[3]
Commissioned: Aug, 1916[4]
Sold: Sep, 1922[5]
H.M.S. E 45 was one of fifty-seven "E" class submarines completed in Britain before and during the Great War.

Service

The British felt that on 19 October, 1917, E 45 sank UC 79 at 52deg 16' N., 2deg 46' E., but later they would learn that this U-boat was not lost until 1918.[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. 13.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 764.
  8. Watkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/154. f. 239.
  9. Watkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/154. f. 239.
  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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