H.M.S. X1 (1923)

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H.M.S. X1 (1923)
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard
Laid down: 2 Nov, 1921
Launched: 16 Nov, 1923
Commissioned: Dec, 1925
Scrapped: 1936
H.M.S. X1 was a large cruiser submarine in the Royal Navy launched in 1923 and completed in 1925.

Service

Construction was overseen by Robert Henry Taunton Raikes, who was appointed to the vessel on 11 December, 1922[1], but on 29 January, 1925, Philip Esmonde Phillips was appointed, to assume command when the vessel finally commissioned in December, 1925.[2]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Torpedoes

Guns

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (January, 1923). p. 846-898.
  2. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1925). p. 291.
  4. Phillips Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/51/173. f. 184.
  5. Besant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/44. f. 44.
  6. Besant Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/118/44. f. 44.

Bibliography

  • Chesneau, Roger (editor) (1980). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).


Submarine H.M.S. X1