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C29

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: C
Fate: On 29th August 1915 Submarine C29 (Lieutenant Commander William R Schofield) ran into an unknown mine field off of the Humber and the submarine was lost with all hands. C29 was working with the trawler Ariadne in an operation against U-Boats. At the time, C29 was being towed whilst dived and was in contact with the Ariadne when the mine exploded.

Roll of Honour

A Ahern  Able Seaman
F W Bignell  Stoker Petty Officer
F G Chambers  Leading Stoker
E J Darby  Able Seaman
T E Evans  1st Lieutenant
W H Faux  Leading Stoker
R C Gibson  Engine Room Artificer
C E Hobbs  Able Seaman
J K Johnston  Stoker
G E Lane  Able Seaman
F G Moore  Engine Room Artificer
T R Mullinsn  Able Seaman
L G Norris 
W R Schofield  Commander
A M Sinclair  Engine Room Artificer
A H Smith  Leading Seaman
H F Watson  Boy Telegraphist

 

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Events

04-06-1908 : Laid Down
19-06-1909 : Launched
17-09-1909 : Completed
29-09-1915 : HMS C29 and the trawler Ariadne were carrying out anti U-boat duties off the Outer Dowsing Light Vessel off the Humber in the North Sea. The submarine was under tow and in telephone contact with the trawler when a mine exploded. The loss of C29 brought an end to trawler/submarine operations.


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