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G11

1914 - 1921: G Class

Ran aground and was wrecked off Howick, Northumberland, returning from Dogger Bank patrol in thick fog on 22nd November 1918. Two crew members lost.

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Roll of Honour

Name Rank Number Hons Age
Foster, Pliny  Stoker 1st Class  SS 110928    25
RN DoB 27/11/1892. Actual 27/11/1893
Sandford , Richard Douglas  Lieutenant    VC 
Commanding Officer. Died in hospital 23/11/1918. He had been taken ill with typhoid fever and died in hospital in Yorkshire.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

A Tribute To Submariners

I have often looked for an opportunity of paying tribute to our submariners.

There is no branch of His Majesty's Forces which in this war has suffered the same proportion of total loss as our submarine service.

It is the most dangerous of all services.

That is perhaps the reason why the First Lord tells me that the entry into it is keenly sought by Officers and Men.

I feel sure the House would wish to testify its gratitude and admiration to our Submariners for their Skill - Courage and Devotion which has proved of inestimable value to the sustenance of our country.

Winston Churchill

We Will Remember Them
 

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