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XE11

Built By: Broadbent (Huddersfield)
Build Group: XE
Fate: Was in collision with a boom defence vessel 6 Mar 1944

Roll of Honour

J Carroll  Able Seaman Lost while exercising in Loch Striven
E Higgins  Stoker Lost while exercising in Loch Striven
A Staples  Lieutenant Lost while exercising in Loch Striven

 

Unofficially named Lucifer

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Bill's prime Cause Celebre has resulted in his being included in the Guinness Book of Records as having made the deepest unaided ascent from a sunken submarine. He has other claims worthy of recognition, he was among those officers and men who trained many of the crews who joined the Twelfth Submarine Flotilla during WW2. This Flotilla consisted of X Craft and Two Man Chariots. It was based at Port Bannantyne on the Isle of Bute. The HQ was known as HMS Varbel.
 

Events

06-03-1944 : XE11 was lost while exercising in Loch Striven when she collided with a boom defence vessel that was laying buoys.


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