H.M.S. E 48 (1916)

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H.M.S. E 48 (1916)
Pendant Number: E.48[1]
Builder: Fairfield[2]
Launched: 2 Aug, 1916[3]
Commissioned: Mar, 1917[4]
Sold: Jul, 1928[5]
H.M.S. E 48 was one of fifty-seven "E" class submarines completed in Britain before and during the Great War.

Service

On 17 January 1918 near Hierro Island in the Canaries, E 48 torpedoed Template:DE-U156, 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]

In March, 1925 she, L 6 and L 12 comprised Group "D" Submarines in Reserve at Portsmouth under the command of Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Parkinson.[8]

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. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.
  9. Fardell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55. f. 88.
  10. Fardell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55. f. 88.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 764.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.

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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