POSITION...52 59 44N 001 34 60E
DATE OF LOSS....14/7/1909/..COLLISION WITH THE COLLIER EDDYSTONE
TYPE... C CLASS
LAID DOWN... 6/4/1906
LENGTH... 43.6mtrs/ BEAM 4.11mtrs
PROPULSION... 1x VICKERS PETROL ENGINE/ 600hp
1x ELECTRIC MOTOR/ 200hp
SPEED... 12 KNOTS SURFACED/ 7 KNOTS SUBMERGED
ARMAMENT... 2x18 inch TORPEDOES
THE C 11 TODAY
The C11 is well sanded, she still retains her cigar like hull, prop and rudder still in situe.
LINK TO FOOTAGE OF THE WRECK BY ANDY JACKSON https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0iSG7ygynY
C- CLASS SUBMARINES
The C class submarine marked the end of petrol engined submarines in the Royal Navy, all future naval subs were constructed and powered with the use of diesel engines.
In all 38 C class subs were built between 1905 and 1910.