H.M.S. G 5 (1915)

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H.M.S. G 5 (1915)
Pendant Number: I.A7 (1914)
G.5 (mid 1915)[1]
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[2]
Ordered: June, 1914[3]
Launched: 23 Nov, 1915[4]
Commissioned: Feb, 1916[5]
Sold: Oct, 1922[6]
H.M.S. G 5 was one of fourteen "G" class submarines completed in Britain during the Great War, intended primarily to hunt German U-boats.

Service

By late 1920, she was one of six "G" class submarines in reserve at Portsmouth as the "L" group under the collective command of Lieutenant Humphrey G. Veale, tender to Dolphin.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Venning's data seems a bit off.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. pp. 82, 87.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 90.
  3. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 21. p. 23.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 90.
  5. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 21. p. 39.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 90.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 777.
  8. Byron Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/315. f. 169.
  9. Byron Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/315. f. 169.
  10. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/6. 357.
  11. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/6. 357.
  12. Veale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/110. f. 112.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 777.
  14. Veale Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/110. f. 112.

Bibliography


"G" Class Submarine
G 1 G 2 G 3 G 4 G 5
G 6 G 7 G 8 G 9 G 10
  G 11 G 12 G 13 G 14  
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