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Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: B
Fate: Sold for breaking in May 1921.

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Was ex A14


25-10-1904 : Launched
16-04-1905 : Completed
16-06-1916 : A member of the crew of B1 was accidentally lost overboard and
drowned. He was Able Seaman George Rowley Grinham O/N 219516

George Grinham was born in Croydon in Surrey on 12th Sep 1886 and he was the son of Douglas Grinham – a painter. He joined Submarines on 1st January 1916. The date of his draft to Submarine B1 is not known. Twenty nine year old George Grinham was the husband of Elsie Gertrude Grinham (nee Randall) who he married in the Church of St Mary Magdalen in Addiscombe in Surrey on 13th January 1908. He is buried in the Haslar Naval Cemetery in Grave No. E.24.33.


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