H.M.S. H 8 (1915)

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H.M.S. H 8 (1915)
Pendant Number: H.8[1]
Builder: Canadian Vickers[2]
Ordered: Nov, 1914[3]
Launched: 1915[4]
Commissioned: Jun, 1915[5]
Sold: Nov, 1921[6]
H.M.S. H 8 was one of forty-four "H" class submarines completed for the Royal Navy in the 1910s.

Service

In February 1917, H 8 commenced carrying out experiments with being towed in a completely submerged state by "Q" ship sloop Q 12. The tests were suspended when Q 12 was lost to a torpedo in the Irish Sea on 1 May.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

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. 92.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 92.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 92.
  5. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 21. p. 39.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 92.
  7. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 13.

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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