E21

 

Type:
'E' Class

Group Three
Pennant No.:
I.70

Laid Down:
29th November 1914.
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
1st October 1915.
Not known at present.

Commander:
1915 - 1917
Lt. Cdr. T.C.B. Harbottle.
1917 - 1919
Lt. H.C. Carlyon Britton.
1919
Lt. J. Rushbrooke.
January 1919.
Lt. K.M. Fardell.

Complement:
31
3 Officers, 28 Ratings.

Service Career:
1915
Malta, arrived 28th December.
1916
Mediterranean Flotilla.
1917
Mediterranean Flotilla, HMS Adamant, Malta.
1918
Mediterranean Flotilla, refitting Malta January 1918.
1918
Adriatic Flotilla, H.M.S. Adamant, Brindisi.
1918
Aegean Flotilla, HMS Adamant, Mudros Area.

Fate:
Based at Malta, diverted to Brindisi in the Adriatic on HMS Adamant.

Despatched along with three other 'E' boats and Adamant to establish a base at Corfu (Govino) in October 1917.

Moved to Gibaraltar for operations off the Azores.

Returned to Brinidsi with Adamant in March 1918.

Sank the Austrian merchant ship Vila 30th June 1918.

Sold 14th December 1921.