H.M.S. H 24 (1917)

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H.M.S. H 24 (1917)
Pendant Number: H.24[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Ordered: Jan-Feb, 1917[3]
Launched: 14 Nov, 1917[4]
Commissioned: Apr, 1918[5]
Sold: May, 1934[6]
H.M.S. H 24 was one of forty-four "H" class submarines completed for the Royal Navy in the 1910s.

Service

H 24 was commissioned on 28 June, 1922 for service with the Third Submarine Flotilla.[7]

In mid-1927, she was one of three "H" class boats comprising Group "E" Submarines in Reserve at Portland, under the collective command of Lieutenant-Commander E. B. Clark, appointed 23 May, 1927.[8]

She was commissioned on 20 March 1928 for service with the Sixth Submarine Flotilla,[9] replacing R 10, which was being readied for sale.[10]

In early 1933, she was listed part of Fifth Submarine Flotilla.[11]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. pp. 82, 88.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 92.
  3. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 21. p. 40.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 92.
  5. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 21. p. 40.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 92.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 242.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 243.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 244.
  10. "Submarines Paid Off." The Times (London, England), Thursday, Apr 05, 1928; pg. 17; Issue 44860.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 244.
  12. The Navy List. (June, 1920). p. 782a.
  13. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 782a.
  14. Forum thread
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 764.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 243.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 243.
  18. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 243.
  19. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 243.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 244.

Bibliography


"H" Class Submarine
Group 1
H 1 H 2 H 3 H 4 H 5
H 6 H 7 H 8 H 9 H 10
Group 2
H 11 H 12 H 13 H 14 H 15
H 16 H 17 H 18 H 19 H 20
Group 3
H 21 H 22 H 23 H 24 H 25
H 26 H 27 H 28 H 29 H 30
H 31 H 32 H 33 H 34 H 41
H 42 H 43 H 44 H 47 H 48
  H 49 H 50 H 51 H 52  
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