C16

 

Type:
'C' Class

Group One
Pennant No.:
I.46

Laid Down:
14th December 1906.
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
5th June 1908.
Not known at present

Commander:
Nov. 1907 - Jan. 1911
Lt. T.F. Besant.
Jan. 1911 - Dec. 1912
Lt. R.B. Darke.
Dec. 1912 - Nov. 1913
Lt. F.E.B. Feilmann.
Nov. 1913
Lt. Cdr. G.N. Biggs.
1916
Lt. R.B. Martin.
Apr. 1917
Lt. H. Boase.

Complement:
16
2 Officers, 14 Ratings

Service Career:
1913 - 1914
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Devonport..
1914
3rd Flotilla, HMS Forth, Dover.
1915
4th Flotilla, HMS Hazard, Dover.
1915
6th Flotilla, HMS Bonaventure/Hebe, Tyne/Tees.
1916
2nd Flotilla, HMS Bonaventure, Tyne.
1917
9th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Harwich.

Fate:
Sunk with the loss of all hands after collision with the destroyer HMS Melampus off Harwich in 1917.

She was also involved in a collision with C17 on the night of the sinking of C11 off the coast of Norfolk, near Cromer in 1909.

Rescued - Lt. R. Pulleyne the only survivor from B2 in 1912.

C16 was raised and continued in service for another 5 years.

Sold 12th August 1922.