C14

 

Type:
'C' Class

Group One
Pennant No.:
I.44

Laid Down:
4th December 1906.
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
13th March 1908.
Not known at present.

Commander:
1910
Lt. G.E. Venning.
1911
Lt. H.R.T. Raikes.
Mar. 1912
Lt. C.P. Talbot.
1913
Lt. C.L.Y. Dering.
Sept. 1913
Lt. Cdr.G.W.W. Naper.
1916
Lt. G.D. Sharp.

Complement:
16
2 Officers, 14 Ratings

Service Career:
1913 - 1914
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Plymouth.
1915
6th Flotilla, HMS Bonaventure, Humber.
1916
2nd Flotilla, HMS Bonaventure, Tyne.
1918
2nd Flotilla, HMS Bonetta, Blyth.

Fate:
In collission with Government Hopper No.29 on 10th December 1913 in Plymouth Sound.

This was the seventh occasion on which a British submarine had been sunk in an accident, but the first on which there was no loss of life.

She was raised and survived until being sold.

Sold 5th December 1921.