R2

Experimental Submarine

 

 

Type:
R Class


Pennant No.:
R.2

Laid Down:
4th February 1917.
H.M. Dockyard, Chatham.

Commissioned:
20th December 1918.
Not known at present.

Commander:
1920
Lt. V.R.S. Bowlby.

Complement:
22
2 Officers and 20 Ratings.

Service Career:
1918
14th Flotilla, H.M.S. Vulcan, Blyth.
1919
6th Flotilla, HMS Dolphin, Portsmout.
1919 - 1920
5th Flotilla, HMS Alecto, Gosport (Submarine School).
1920
Group K Reserve Portsmouth.

Fate:
Eight of the class were taken out of service in 1922.
Sold 20th January 1923.