H.M.S. L 23 (1919)

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H.M.S. L 23 (1919)
Pendant Number: L.23[1]
Builder: Vickers[2]
Ordered: December, 1916[3]
Launched: 1 Jul, 1919[4]
Sold: 1946[5]
H.M.S. L 23 was one of thirty-five "L" class submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

L 23 was commissioned 26 August, 1924.[6]

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

By mid-1931, she had been transferred to the Second Submarine Flotilla,[9] where she remained until at least mid-1934.[10]

By mid-1937 she was with the Fifth Submarine Flotilla.[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. 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. (July, 1934). p. 250.
  7. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 250.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 250.
  9. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 249.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 250.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 251.
  12. The Navy List. (July, 1924). p. 251.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 250.
  14. The Navy List. (July, 1927). p. 250.
  15. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Monday, Oct 24, 1927; pg. 19; Issue 44720.
  16. The Navy List. (February, 1929). p. 250.
  17. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 249.
  18. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 249.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 250.
  20. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 251.
  21. Uboat.net page on the man.
  22. Uboat.net page on the man.

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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