H.M.S. L 14 (1918)

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H.M.S. L 14 (1918)
Pendant Number: L.14[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Launched: 10 Jun, 1918[3]
Commissioned: Jun, 1918[4]
Sold: May, 1934[5]
H.M.S. L 14 was one of thirty-five "L" class submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

In late 1920, she was one of two "L" class vessels in submarine reserve group "M" at Portland, tender to Lucia.[6]

In March, 1925 she, L 17 and L 18 comprised Group "M" Submarines in Reserve at Portland under the command of Lieutenant-Commander Henry N. Lake.[7]

In mid-1927, she was one of two minelaying "L" class submarines in Group "M" Submarines in Reserve at Portland.[8]

In early 1929, she and L 17 comprised Group "M" submarines in Reserve at Portsmouth under the collective command of Lieutenant-Commander Alexander Scrope Hutchinson, who'd been appointed on 15 November, 1928.[9] This group remained intact until at least mid-1931.[10] By early 1933, a third boat had joined Group M, and the officer in command had changed.[11]

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 Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 800.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 251.
  9. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 251.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 250.
  11. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 250.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 251.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.
  14. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 251.
  15. 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  
<– "K" Class Submarines (UK) "M" Class –>