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HMS C12
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Career (UK)
Name: HMS C12
Builder: Vickers, Barrow
Laid down: 27 November 1906
Launched: 9 September 1907
Commissioned: 19 January 1908
Fate: Sunk in a collision, 6 October 1918
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)
Propulsion: 600 hp (450 kW) Vickers petrol engine, 200 hp (150 kW) electric motor, 1 screw
Speed: 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph) surfaced
7 knots (13 km/h; 8.1 mph) submerged
Range: 1,500 nmi (2,800 km) at 7 kn (13 km/h; 8.1 mph) surfaced
50 nmi (93 km) at 4.5 kn (8.3 km/h; 5.2 mph) submerged
Complement: 16
Armament: 2 × 18 in (457 mm) torpedo tubes (2 torpedoes)

HMS C12 was a British C class submarine built by Vickers, Barrow. She was laid down on 27 November 1906 and was commissioned on 19 January 1908.

C12 was sunk in a collision with a destroyer in the Humber Estuary on 6 October 1918. She was salvaged and recommissioned.

She was sold on 2 February 1920.

External links

References

  • 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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