H.M.S. L 16 (1918)

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H.M.S. L 16 (1918)
Pendant Number: L.16[1]
Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 9 Apr, 1918[4]
Commissioned: Jun, 1918[5]
Sold: Feb, 1934[6]
H.M.S. L 16 was one of thirty-five "L" class submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

From at least mid-1927 until at least early 1929, she was with First Submarine Flotilla in the Mediterranean.[7][8]

By mid-1931, she had become one of two "L" class boats in Group "D" Submarines in Reserve at Portsmouth under the collective command of Lieutenant-Commander Eric Philip Arthur Brooks,[9]

She remained so disposed until at least early 1933, though the officer in command changed.[10]

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. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 93.
  5. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 21. p. 40.
  6. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 93.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 249.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 250.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 250.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 250.
  11. Hine Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/286. f. 301.
  12. Hine Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/286. f. 301.
  13. The Navy List. (June, 1920). p. 799.
  14. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 799.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 776.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 251.
  17. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 250.
  18. Barry Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/53. f. 150.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 250.
  20. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 249.
  21. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 250.
  22. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 250.

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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