G5

 

Type:
'G' Class

Pennant No.:
I.A7

Laid Down:
12th October 1914
HM Dockyard, Chatham.

Commissioned:
17th January 1916
Lt.Cdr. F.L.D. Byron.

Commander:
1916
Lt.Cdr. F.L.D. Byron.
1917
Lt. N. W. Dixon.
1918
Lt. D. R. Attwood DSC. RNR.
1918
Lt. L. V. Donne DSC.
1920
Lt. H.G. Veale.

Complement:
31
3 Officers, 28 Ratings.

Service Career:
1916
11th Flotilla, HMS Titania, Blyth.
1920
Portsmouth Reserve.

Fate:
Carried out first war patrol in April of 1916.
In July of 1916 rescued 29 survivors from three trawlers sunk by a U-boat.
September 1916 - Poulson Arc 3Kw W/T Transmitter fitted.
Carried out thirty-nine war patrols between 5th April 1916 and 4th November 1918.
(The above information provided by Dave Perkins of Canada - ex submariner).
Sold 25th October  1922.