E20

 

Type:
'E' Class

Group Two
Pennant No.:
I.69

Laid Down:
25th November 1914.
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
30th August 1915.
Lt. Cdr. C.H. Warren.

Commander:
1915
Lt. Cdr. C.H. Warren.

Complement:
31
3 Officers, 28 Ratings.

Service Career:
1915
Dardanelles Flotilla, Hindu Kush at Mudros, Lemnos.

Fate:
She successfully negotiated the Narrows for her rendezvous with the French submarine Turquoise in The Sea of Marmora.

Unfortunately the Turquoise had been abandoned leaving behind their confidential books which gave the enemy the information regarding the rendezvous.

UB-14 was waiting for her arrival and promptly sank her with one torpedo.

Nine survivors, including the commanding officer, were picked up by UB-14.

Sunk by UB-14 on 6th November 1915.