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E19

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: E Group 2
Fate: Deliberately scuttled in the Baltic off Helsingfors to prevent their capture by the German Army. The Care and Maintenance Party (under Lieutenant Downie) who carried out the scuttling also destroyed all of the stores and torpedoes of the Baltic Flotilla before returning home safely via Petrograd & Archangel.
E19 in Devonshire Dock
E19 in Devonshire Dock

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First addition to the Navys' war effort, she was built, launched, completed and delivered within 8 months.

Events

27-11-1914 : Laid Down
13-05-1915 : Launched
12-07-1915 : Completed
24-02-1917 : Leading Stoker Thomas Baker died from influenza/pneumonia.
03-04-1918 : Deliberately scuttled in the Baltic off Helsingfors to prevent their capture by the German Army. The Care and Maintenance Party (under Lieutenant Downie) who carried out the scuttling also destroyed all of the stores and torpedoes of the Baltic Flotilla before returning home safely via Petrograd & Archangel.
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