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Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: E Group 2
Fate: 28 January 1918 - Sunk by shore based guns in Dardanelles
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Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey Saxon WhiteRead
The German battlecruiser "Goeben", which had been mined while attempting a raid against Mundros, ran aground off Nargara Point in the Dardanelles. Repeated air attacks failed to achieve any noticeable results and at dusk on 27th January, HM Submarine E14, under the command of Lieutenant Commander G.S. White left Imbros in the desperate hope of torpedoing her.
Lieutenant Edward Courtney BoyleRead
For most conspicuous bravery, in command of Submarine E14, when he dived his vessel under enemy minefields and entered the Sea of Marmara on the 27th April, 1915.
E14 - The One That Got AwayRead
E14 was employed in the Dardanelle's theatre of war. Her distinction is that she had two commanding officers, each of whom won the Victoria Cross in the same area but three years apart
Naval Prize BountyRead
Prize Bounty or Head Money was a grant from the Crown out of moneys provided by Parliament as a reward for the sinking or capture of an armed vessel belonging to enemy forces, and intended primarily as an encouragement of personal gallantry and enterprise.


14-12-1912 : Laid Down
07-07-1914 : Launched
01-12-1914 : Completed
27-04-1915 : In spite of great navigational difficulties succeeded in sinking two Turkish gunboats and one large military transport for which a VC was awarded.


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