H.M.S. L 20 (1918)

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H.M.S. L 20 (1918)
Pendant Number: L.20[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 23 Sep, 1918[4]
Sold: Jan, 1935[5]
H.M.S. L 20 was one of thirty-five "L" class submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

Commissioned 1 January, 1924. In 1925, she was part of Fourth Submarine Flotilla on the China Station,[6] remaining there until at least early 1929.[7]

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.[8]

She remained so disposed until at least early 1933, though the officer in command 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. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 93.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 250.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 250.
  8. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 250.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 250.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 799.
  11. Cantlie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/263. f. 278.
  12. Cantlie Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/263. f. 278.
  13. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 250.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 250.
  15. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 250.
  16. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 250.
  17. 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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