C23

 

Type:
'C' Class

Group Two
Pennant No.:
I.53

Laid Down:
7th February 1908.
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
5th May 1909.
Lt. R. R. Turner.

Commander:
1909
Lt. R. R. Turner.
1912
Lt. J. K. P. Sherlock.
Aug. 1912
Lt. G. Layton.
1913
Lt. H.G. Higgins.
1914
Lt. Cdr. G. Layton.
Sept. 1914
Lt. H. D. Edwards.
Nov. 1915 - Nov. 1916
Lt. T. Kerr.
1916
Lt. H. Carlyon-Britton.
1917
Lt. I. A. P. Macintyre.
1918
A/Lt. C. A. E. Cox.
1919
S/Lt. W. E. Higham.

Complement:
16
2 Officers, 14 Ratings

Service Career:
1909
7th Flotilla, HMS Vulcan, Dundee.
1912 - 1913
7th Flotilla, HMS Vulcan, Dundee.
1914
7th Flotilla, HMS Vulcan, Rosyth.
1914
7th Flotilla, HMS Vulcan, Leith, Firth of Forth Defence Flotilla.
1916
1st Flotilla, HMS Hebe, Leith, Firth of Forth Defence Flotilla.
1916
9th Flotilla, HMS Forth, Harwich.
1917
9th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Harwich.
1917
4th Flotilla, HMS Thames.
1917 - 1918
9th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Harwich.

Fate:
Another of the C class which took part in trawler/submarine operations.
Had difficulties trying to slip her tow from the armed trawler Ratapiko in August of 1916.  The attack on the unsuspecting U-boat had to be aborted.

Sold 5th December 1921.