H.M.S. K 7 (1916)

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H.M.S. K 7 (1916)
Pendant Number: K.7[1]
Builder: Devonport Royal Dockyard[2]
Launched: 31 May, 1916[3]
Commissioned: Jul, 1916[4]
Sold: Sep, 1921[5]
H.M.S. K 7 was one of 18 submarines of the "K" class.

Service

On 16 June 1917, K 7 torpedoed U 95 at 59deg 31' N., 1deg 0' W., but the torpedo failed to detonate. Reportedly, the head of the torpedo remained in the target's ballast tank.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. pp. 82, 89.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 91.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 91.
  4. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 21. p. 39.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 91.
  6. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 14.
  7. Layton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/134. f. ?.
  8. Layton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/134. f. ?.
  9. Kellett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/204. f. ?.
  10. Kellett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/49/204. f. ?.

Bibliography


"K" Class Submarine
Original Design
K 1 K 2 K 3 K 4 K 5
K 6 K 7 K 8 K 9 K 10
K 11 K 12 K 13 K 14 K 15
  K 16 K 17  
Improved Design
  K 26  
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