H.M.S. L 17 (1918)

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H.M.S. L 17 (1918)
Pendant Number: L.17[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Launched: 13 May, 1918[3]
Sold: Feb, 1934[4]
H.M.S. L 17 was one of thirty-five "L" class submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

In March, 1925 she, L 14 and L 18 comprised Group "M" Submarines in Reserve at Portland under the command of Lieutenant-Commander Henry N. Lake.[5]

In mid-1927, she was one of two minelaying "L" class submarines in Group "M" Submarines in Reserve at Portland.[6]

In early 1929, she and L 14 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.[7] This group remained intact until at least mid-1931.[8]

By early 1933, a third boat had joined Group M, and the officer in command had changed.[9]

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 Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.
  6. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 251.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 251.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 250.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 250.
  10. Watkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/154. f. 239.
  11. Watkins Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/154. f. 239.
  12. Peto Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/211. f. 580.
  13. Peto Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/211. f. 580.
  14. de Burgh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/314. f. ?.
  15. The Navy List. (June, 1920). p. 799.
  16. de Burgh Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/50/314. f. ?.
  17. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 799.
  18. Ashmore Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/55. f. 99.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 251.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.
  21. The Navy List. (February, 1926). 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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