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HM Submarine C11

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POSITION…52 59 44N 001 34 60E
DEPTH…. 22mtrs
DATE OF LOSS….14/7/1909/..COLLISION WITH THE COLLIER EDDYSTONE
TYPE… C CLASS
BUILDER….VICKERS

LAID DOWN… 6/4/1906
COMMISSIONED… 3/9/1907
LENGTH… 43.6mtrs/ BEAM 4.11mtrs

PROPULSION… 1x VICKERS PETROL ENGINE/ 600hp
1x ELECTRIC MOTOR/ 200hp
1x PROP
SPEED… 12 KNOTS SURFACED/ 7 KNOTS SUBMERGED

COMPLEMENT…16
ARMAMENT… 2×18 inch TORPEDOES

The C11 Today

The C11 is well sanded, she still retains her cigar like hull, prop and rudder still in situe.

Footage of the wreck by Andy Jackson:

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.

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