H.M.S. H 42 (1918)

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H.M.S. H 42 (1918)
Pendant Number: H.42[1]
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Company[2]
Ordered: March, 1917[3]
Launched: 21 Oct, 1918[4]
Collision: 23 Mar, 1922[5]
H.M.S. H 42 was one of forty-four "H" class submarines completed for the Royal Navy in the 1910s.

Service

H 42 was lost after being rammed by Versatile while submerged some five miles off Europa Point near Gibraltar. An "impressive" memorial service was held at the Anglican church in Gibraltar the next day, on 24 March 1922. The tragedy was the second submarine accident to attend the oging cruise of the Atlantic Fleet.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. pp. 82, 88.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 92.
  3. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 3, Part 21. p. 22.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 92.
  5. "Memorial Service at Gibraltar." The Times (London, England), Saturday, March 25, 1922, Issue 42989, p.9.
  6. "Memorial Service at Gibraltar." The Times (London, England), Saturday, March 25, 1922, Issue 42989, p.9.
  7. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 782a.
  8. Sealy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/27. f. 27.
  9. Sealy Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/54/27. f. 27.
  10. "Memorial Service at Gibraltar." The Times (London, England), Saturday, March 25, 1922, Issue 42989, p.9.

Bibliography


"H" Class Submarine
Group 1
H 1 H 2 H 3 H 4 H 5
H 6 H 7 H 8 H 9 H 10
Group 2
H 11 H 12 H 13 H 14 H 15
H 16 H 17 H 18 H 19 H 20
Group 3
H 21 H 22 H 23 H 24 H 25
H 26 H 27 H 28 H 29 H 30
H 31 H 32 H 33 H 34 H 41
H 42 H 43 H 44 H 47 H 48
  H 49 H 50 H 51 H 52  
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