E8

 


Type:
'E' Class

Group One
Pennant No.:
I.88

Laid Down:
30th March 1912.
H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Commissioned:
13th June 1914.
Lt.Cdr. F.H.H. Goodhart.

Commander:
Feb. 1914 - 1917
Lt.Cdr. F.H.H. Goodhart.
Dec. 1916 - Jan. 1918
Lt. T. Kerr.

Complement:
31
3 Officers, 28 Ratings.

Service Career:
1914
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone/Adamant, Portsmouth.
1914
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Harwich (Detached Chatham).
1915
8th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Harwich.
1915
Baltic Flotilla, Dvina, Revel (Tallin), Estonia.
1916
8th Flotilla, HMS Alecto, Yarmouth.
1916
Baltic Flotilla, (Tallin), Estonia.
1917
Baltic Flotilla, (Tallin), Estonia.
1917
Baltic Flotilla, (Tallin), Estonia.

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

Entered the Baltic to join E.1 and E.9 to support the Russians in August 1915..

Sank the German cruiser Prinz Adalbert in the Baltic on 23rd October 1915.

This vessel had previously been damaged by Horton in E.8 earlier in the year.

Scuttled in the Baltic to avoid capture, 4th April 1918.