Built By: Swan Hunter (Tyne)
Build Group: E Group 3
Fate: On 2th March 1917 Submarine E49 left the Shetlands for patrol. As the Submarine was clearing the Balta Sound she hit a mine which had been laid by the German U-Boat UC-76 on 10th March 1917. E49 sank with all the crew and is lying in 16 fathoms (96 feet) of water off Huney Island.

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15-02-1915 : Laid Down
18-09-1916 : Launched
14-12-1916 : Completed
12-03-1917 : On leaving Balta Sound for patrol, E49 hit a mine laid by UC76 on the 10th, off the entrance. There were no survivors. She lies in 16 fathoms with bows blown off.


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