D1

 

Type:
'D' Class

Pennant No.:
I.71

Laid Down:
14th May 1907
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
September 1909
Lt. C. Little.

Commander:
1908
Lt. C. Little.
1910
Lt. Noel Lawrence.
1911
Lt. F.A. Somerville.
Oct. 1912
Lt. Cdr. A.D. Cochrane.
Oct. 1914
Lt. E.W.B. Ryan.
1916
Lt. G.E. Burton.

Complement:
25
3 Officers, 22 Ratings.

Service Career:
Jan. 1910 - Mar. 1911
Section 5 HMS Dolphin.
Aug. 1912
8th Flotilla, HMS Bonaventure.
1913
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Portsmouth.
May 1914 - July 1915
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Harwich.
Aug. - Dec. 1915
4th Flotilla, HMS Hazard, Dover.
Jan. - July 1916
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Harwich.
Aug. - Sept.1916
10th Flotilla, HMS Vulcan, Immingham.
Oct. 1916 - Mar. 1917
3rd Flotilla, HMS Vulcan, Immingham.
Apr. - Aug. 1917
Platypus Flotilla, HMS Platypus, Killybegs.
Sept. 1917
6th Flotilla, HMS Dolphin, Portsmouth.

Fate:
D1 was the first British submarine to be FITTED with diesel instead of petrol engines.

Sunk as a target 23rd October 1918.