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HMS C11
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Career (UK)
Name: HMS C11
Builder: Vickers, Barrow
Laid down: 6 April 1906
Launched: 27 March 1907
Commissioned: 3 September 1907
Fate: Sunk in collision, 15 July 1909
General characteristics
Class & type: C-class submarine
Displacement: 287 long tons (292 t) (surfaced
316 long tons (321 t) (submerged)
Length: 143 ft 2 in (43.64 m)
Beam: 13 ft 6 in (4.11 m)
Installed power: 600 hp (450 kW) (petrol engine)
200 hp (150 kW) (electric motor)
Propulsion: 1 × Vickers petrol engine
1 × electric motor
1 × screw
Speed: 12 kn (14 mph; 22 km/h) (surfaced)
7 kn (8.1 mph; 13 km/h) (submerged)
Range: 1,500 nmi (1,700 mi; 2,800 km) at 7 kn (8.1 mph; 13 km/h) (surfaced)
50 nmi (93 km) at 4.5 kn (5.2 mph; 8.3 km/h) (submerged)
Complement: 16
Armament: 2 × 18 in (460 mm) torpedo tubes (2 torpedoes)

HMS C11 was a British C-class submarine built by Vickers, Barrow. She was laid down on 6 April 1906 and was commissioned on 3 September 1907.

C11 was sunk in a collision with the collier Eddystone in the North Sea south of Cromer, Norfolk on the 14 July 1909.[1] There were only three survivors.[1] The wreck was discovered in the late 1990s.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gray, Edwyn (2003). Disasters of the Deep A Comprehensive Survey of Submarine Accidents & Disasters. Leo Cooper. p. 64. ISBN 0-85052-987-5. 
  • Hutchinson, Robert (2001). Jane's Submarines: War Beneath the Waves from 1776 to the Present Day. London: HarperCollins. ISBN 978-0-00-710558-8. OCLC 53783010. 

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