C7

 

Type:
'C' Class

Group One
Pennant No.:
I.37

Laid Down:
9th December 1905 .
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
23rd May 1907 .
Not known at present.

Commander:
1907
Lt. M.E. Nasmith (Later Dunbar-Nasmith).
1909
Lt. B.V. Layard.
Oct. 1912 - Nov. 1913
Lt. C.O. Regnart.
Nov. 1913 - Feb. 1914
Lt. P.E. Phillips.
Feb. 1914 - 1917
Lt. G.F. Bradshaw.
1917
Lt. A. Forbes.

Complement:
16
2 Officers, 14 Ratings

Service Career:
May 1907 - 1910
HMS Thames, Nore Command Flotilla.
1910 - 1912
HMS Thames, 3rd Section, Nore.
1912 - Aug. 1914
6th Flotilla, HMS Bonaventure, Harwich.
Aug. 1914 - Nov. 1914
6th Flotilla, HMS Bonaventure, Grimsby.
Nov. 1914 - Sept. 1916
6th Flotilla, HMS Bonaventure, Tyne.
Sept. 1916 - Mar. 1917
2nd Flotilla, HMS Bonaventure, Tyne.
Mar. - July 1917
9th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Harwich.
July 1917 - Feb. 1918
13th Flotilla, HMS Tyne, Rosyth.
Feb. 1918 - Dec. 1918
HMS Tyne, Experimental & Trials, Forth.

Fate:
Attacked with torpedo and sank a U-boat near the Zeebrugge channel, 5th April 1917.  At the time of the attack C7 was on the surface but trimmed right down with only the top of her conning tower visible.

Sold 20th December 1919.