E51

Mine
Minelaying Submarine

 

Type:
'E Class

Group Three - Minelayer
Pennant No.:
E.51

Laid Down:
March 1915.
Scotts, Greenock.

Commissioned:
27th January 1917.
Lt. H. R. Marrack. DSC.

Commander:
1917 - 1919
Lt. H. R. Marrack. DSC.
1919
Lt. H. B. Crane.
1920
Lt. C.E.A.W. Cox.

Complement:
31
3 Officers and 28 Ratings.

Service Career:
1917
9th Flotilla, HMS Maidstone, Harwich.
1919
Portsmouth - Reserve.
1920
Reserve Group J at Portsmouth.

Fate:
Carried out 25 mining missions laying a total of 500 mines during the war.
(Much of the above information provided by Dave Perkins of Canada - ex submariner.)

Paid off into reserve October 1919 at Portsmouth.
Sold 13th October 1921.