B4

 

Type:
'B' Class

Pennant No.:
I.24

Laid Down:
1903-1905
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
28th January 1906.
Not Known at Present.

Commander:
July 1906 - Mar. 1910
Lt.D. de B. Stocks.
Mar. 1910 - Aug. 1911
Lt. R.H.T. Raikes.
Aug. 1911 - Mar. 1913
Lt. C.L.Y. Dering.
Mar. - Aug. 1913
Lt. A. Wishart.
Aug. 1913
Lt. H.P. Hughes.
1916
Lt. H.Carlyon-Britton.

Complement:
15
2 Officers, 13 Ratings

Service Career:
1906 - 1908
HMS Thames, Portsmouth Flotilla.
1908
HMS Bonaventure, Home Fleet Flotilla, Portsmouth.
1910
HMS Forth, 1st Section, Devonport.
1911
HMS Arrogant, 4th Section, Portsmouth.
1912 - Dec. 1914
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Devonport.
Dec. 1914 - Oct. 1915
4th Flotilla, HMS Arrogant, Dover.
Oct. 1915 - Sept. 1916
9th Flotillas, HMS Pactolus, Ardrossan.
Sept. - Dec. 1916
7th Flotillas, HMS Pactolus, Ardrossan.
Dec. 1916
Relegated to training duties.

Fate:
Served in Home water along with B.1 and B3 also relegated to training or experimental duties.

Sold April 1919.

*It should be noted that during the period up to 1912 this was referred to as the Devonport Flotilla/Portsmouth Flotilla/Section of the Third Division of the Home Fleet.  In June 1912 the submarines were assigned as Patrol Flotillas.