H.M.S. L 6 (1918)

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H.M.S. L 6 (1918)
Pendant Number: L.6[1]
Builder: Beardmore[2]
Ordered: May, 1916[3]
Launched: 14 Jan, 1918[4]
Sold: 1935[5]
H.M.S. L 6 was one of thirty-five "L" class submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

On 7 July, 1919, she and L 12 were placed in submarine reserve group "D" at Portsmouth, under the collective command of Lieutenant Benjamin C. A. Tweedy and tender to Dolphin.[6] By the end of 1920, Lieutenant Theodore F. A. Voysey was in charge.[7]

In March, 1925 she, E 48 and L 12 comprised Group "D" Submarines in Reserve at Portsmouth under the command of Lieutenant-Commander Thomas Parkinson.[8]

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. (June, 1920). p. 799.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 800.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 251.
  9. Voysey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/177. f. 179.
  10. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 800.
  11. Voysey Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/56/177. f. 179.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1925). 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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