K1

Experimental Submarine

 

Type:
K Class
Group One

Pennant No.:
K.1

Laid Down:
November 1915.
H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Commissioned:
April 1917.
Lt. Cdr. C.S. Benning.

Commander:
1917
Lt. Cdr. C.S. Benning.

Complement:
58
5 Officers and 53 Ratings.

Service Career:
1917
12th Flotilla, Scapa Flow.

Fate:
Sank after a collision with K.4 in the North Sea off the Danish coast, November 17th 1917.
The whole crew rescued by H.M.S. Blonde.