L55

 

Type:
'L' Class

Group Three
Pennant No.:
L.55

Laid Down:
May 1917.
Fairfield, Govan.

Commissioned:
19th December 1918.
Not known at present.

Commander:
1919
Lt. C. Chapman DSC.

Complement:
40
3 Officers and 37 Ratings.

Service Career:
1918
10th Flotilla, HMS Lucia, Tees.
1919
7th Flotilla, HMS Lucia, Tees.
1919
Baltic Flotilla, HMS Lucia, Revel, Estonia.

Fate:
It is beleived that after firing her torpedoes at Soviet destroyers she had broken surface. She is subsequently thought to have dived into a minefield to evade the attacking destroyers and exploded a British mine, 4th June 1919.
She was salvaged and repaired by the Russians and put into service 7th August 1931, she was scrapped in 1960.