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B10

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: B
Fate: On 9th August 1916, B10 was tied up alongside the Depot Ship Marco Polo in
Venice. During an air raid by Austrian aircraft B10 was damaged by a bomb and sank.The Submarine was later raised and placed in dry dock for refit/repair. During these repairs the Submarine was set on fire by a welder’s torch and was written off.

Renamed S10 after being converted to a patrol boat.

Two members of the crew of Submarine B10 were lost on 2nd January 1915. They were both washed overboard when the submarine was charging batteries during a patrol north of the island of Tenedos. One was picked up but died without regaining consciousness. The other was not recovered.

They were:

  • Signalman Harry Thomas J4016
  • Able Seaman Francis William Hobby 229789

Events

23-03-1906 : Launched
31-05-1906 : Completed
02-01-1915 : Two members of the crew of B10 washed overboard when the submarine was charging batteries during a patrol north of the island of Tenedos. One was picked up but died without regaining consciousness. The other was not recovered.
09-08-1916 : Aircraft of the Austrian Naval Air Service raided the port of Venice. HMS B10 was lost as she was tied up after taking part in the blockade of Pola alongside the Italian Cruiser Marco Polo, which was acting as depot ship.


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