H.M.S. L 12 (1918)

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H.M.S. L 12 (1918)
Pendant Number: L.12[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Launched: 16 Mar, 1918[3]
Commissioned: Jun, 1918[4]
Sold: Feb, 1932[5]
H.M.S. L 12 was one of thirty-five "L" class submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

On 16 October, 1918, she sank UB 90 at 57deg 55' N., 10deg 27' E..[6]

On 7 July, 1919, she and L 6 were placed in submarine reserve group "D" at Portsmouth, under the collective command of Lieutenant Benjamin C. A. Tweedy and tender to Dolphin.[7] By the end of 1920, Lieutenant Theodore F. A. Voysey was in charge.[8]

In March, 1925 she, E 48 and L 6 comprised Group "D" Submarines in Reserve at Portsmouth under the command of Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Parkinson.[9]

In mid-1927 she was still in Group "D", which was now under the command of Arthur Salusbury Lindsell.[10]

In early 1929, she and L 11 comprised Group "D" submarines in Reserve at Portsmouth under the collective command of Lieutenant-Commander Harry Percy Kendall Oram, who'd been appointed on 30 July, 1928.[11]

She was one of three "L" class boats taken into Dockyard Control at Portsmouth on 14 May, 1931.[12]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. pp. 82, 90.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 93.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 93.
  4. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 21. p. 40.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 93.
  6. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 13.
  7. The Navy List. (June, 1920). p. 799.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 800.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 251.
  11. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 251.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 248.
  13. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  14. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  15. Peto Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/211. f. 580.
  16. Peto Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/211. f. 580.
  17. Voysey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/177. f. 179.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 800.
  19. Voysey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/177. f. 179.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.
  21. Lake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55. f. 66.
  22. Lake Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55. f. 66.
  23. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 251.

Bibliography


"L" Class Submarine
L 1 Group
  L 1 L 2 L 3 L 4  
  L 5 L 6 L 7 L 8  
L 9 Group
L 9 L 10 L 15 L 16 L 18
L 19 L 20 L 21 L 22 L 23
L 24 L 26 L 27 L 32 L 33
L 9 Group Minelayers
L 11 L 12 L 14 L 17 L 25
L 50 Group
L 52 L 53 L 54 L 55 L 56
  L 69 L 71  
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