L5

 

Type:
'L' Class

Group One
Pennant No.:
L.5
Laid Down:
28th August 1916.
Swan Hunter, Wallsend.

Commissioned:
15th May 1918.
Not known at present.

Commander:
July 1919 - 1920
Lt. A.M. Carrie.
Dec. 1926 - Aug. 1929
Lt. Cdr. C.B. Allen.

Complement:
36
3 Officers and 33 Ratings.

Service Career:
1918
Ambrose Flotilla, HMS Ambrose, Portsmouth.
1918
Ambrose Flotilla, HMS Ambrose, Devonport to Falmouth.
1919
Assembling at Portsmouth to form the 4th Flotilla bound for Hong Kong.
1919 (October) - 1920 (April)
4th Flotilla, HMS Titania.  On passage to Hong Kong.
1921
4th Flotilla, HMS Titania, Hong Kong.
1923
Reserve Flotilla, Hong Kong.
1929
Portsmouth.

Fate:
This boat was in collission with a dredger in 1929, she was lucky enough to be able to surface and return to harbour with a severely damaged periscope.

Sold 1931.