R4

Experimental Submarine

 

 

Type:
R Class


Pennant No.:
R.4

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

Commissioned:
31st March 1919.
Not known at present.

Commander:
Apr. 1921
Lt. V.C. Dorman-Smith.
Feb. - Aug. 1923
Lt. Cdr. E.A. Aylmer.
Oct. 1924 - Jan. 1925
Lt. G.G. Slade.
Mar. 1927 - Apr. 1928
Lt. J.H. Lewes.
Apr. 1929 - Apr. 1930
Lt. W.E. Banks.
Aug. 1931 - Jan. 1932
Lt. J.W. McCoy.

Complement:
22
2 Officers and 20 Ratings.

Service Career:
1920 - 1922
5th Flotilla, Gosport.
1922 - 1932
6th Flotilla, Portland.

Fate:
Eight of the class were taken out of service in 1922.
Sold 26th May 1934.