H.M.S. L 8 (1917)

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H.M.S. L 8 (1917)
Pendant Number: L.8[1]
Builder: Cammell Laird[2]
Ordered: May, 1916[3]
Launched: 7 Jul, 1917[4]
Commissioned: Mar, 1918[5]
Sold: Oct, 1930[6]
H.M.S. L 8 was one of thirty-five "L" class submarines completed for the Royal Navy.

Service

In 1925, she was part of Fourth Submarine Flotilla on the China Station. A Lieutenant Thomas Eric Kirwan Donaldson is listed with her, but not expressly as being "in command".[7]

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. (April, 1925). p. 250.
  8. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 799.
  9. Month is perhaps wrong (legibility).

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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