E5

 


Type:
'E' Class

Group One
Pennant No.:
I.85

Laid Down:
9th June 1911.
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furness.

Commissioned:
7th June 1913
Lt. C.B. Land.

Commander:
June 1913
Lt. C.B. Land.
Sept. 1913
Lt. Cdr. C.S. Benning.
1916
Lt. Cdr. H.D. Edwards.

Complement:
31
3 Officers, 28 Ratings.

Service Career:
1913
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Portsmouth.
1914
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Harwich (Detached - Dover).
1914
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Harwich.
1915
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Harwich (Detached - Chatham).

Fate:
Supported the British surface fleet at the 'Battle of Helgoland'.

Sunk by mine in the North Sea, 7th March 1916.