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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

Anderson  Mate
Boase  Lieutenant
Brooks  Engine Room Artificer 1st Class
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
Down  Petty Officer Stoker
J J Fitzgerald  Signalman
Freestone  Leading Stoker
Gaunt  Petty Officer
J H Howie  Able Seaman
A S Humphrys  Able Seaman
Linton  Stoker 1st Class
Puddington  Able Seaman

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