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C16

1903 - 1906: C Class

C16 which was dived and at periscope depth was in a collision with HMS Melampus on 16th April 1917. The submarine was damaged and hit the bottom at 60 feet. It appears that all the crew survived the collision and the bottoming but, through a series of misfortunes, all attempts at escape failed and the whole crew was lost. The submarine was later recovered and refitted and saw further war service. The submarine was sold for scrap to C A Beard of Upnor on 12 August 1922.

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Roll of Honour

S Anderson  Mate
H Boase  Lieutenant
J Brooks  Engine Room Artificer 1st Class
E Burton  Leading Seaman
FJ Clarke  Leading Seaman
P G Clemett  Stoker 1st Class
G F Cope  Leading Stoker
F J Cowls  Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
J Down  Petty Officer Stoker
J J Fitzgerald  Signalman
F Freestone  Leading Stoker
J Gaunt  Petty Officer
J H Howie  Able Seaman
A S Humphrys  Able Seaman
A Linton  Stoker 1st Class
A Puddington  Able Seaman

 

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