H.M.S. E 4 (1912)

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H.M.S. E 4 (1912)
Pendant Number: I.84 (1914)
E.4 (mid 1915)[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Ordered: 1910-11[3]
Launched: 5 Feb, 1912[4]
Collision: 15 Aug, 1916[5]
Fate: with E 41
H.M.S. E 4 was one of fifty-seven "E" class submarines completed in Britain before and during the Great War.

Service

At the start of the Great War, E 4 was in the Eighth Submarine Flotilla. She was lost with all hands on 15 August, 1916 when she was conducting a submerged attack on E 41 when she collided with her target. She was raised and returned to service in mid-1917 with the Ninth Submarine Flotilla. At the end of 1918, she paid off.

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. 88.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 88.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 88.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 88.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 343.
  7. Cromie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/47/86. f. 291.
  8. Leir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/21. f. 424.
  9. Leir Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/48/21. f. 424.
  10. Kindell. Royal Navy Roll of Honour Part 2. p. 266.

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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