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HMS L23 - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS L23

Name : HMS L23
Laid Down : 29th August 1917
Launched : 1st July 1919
Completed : 31st October 1924
Type : Submarine
Class : L
Builder : Vickers
Country : UK
Pennants : L23
Fate : Foundered under tow to breakers, May 1946.

Timeline Entries :


1st July 1919 - Launched
25th February 1921 - Sailed Dartmouth for Portsmouth
31st October 1924 - Completed
17th February 1932 - Arrived Algiers
17th February 1932 - Lt. Cmdr. T. J. T. C. Jenks in Command
24th February 1932 - Sailed Algiers
26th April 1932 - Sailed Plymouth for Portsmouth
27th April 1932 - Arrived Portsmouth
1st October 1932 - Lt. Cmdr. T. J. T. C. Jenk in Command
1st October 1932 - 2nd Submarine Flotilla. Home Fleet
14th June 1933 - Arrived Nyborg
12th January 1934 - Sailed Plymouth for Arosa bay
15th January 1934 - Arrived Arosa Bay
17th January 1934 - Sailed Arosa Bay for Gobraltar
19th January 1934 - Arrived Gibraltar
22nd February 1934 - Sailed Oran for Gibraltar
23rd February 1934 - Arrived Gibraltar
27th March 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
18th June 1934 - Arrived Loch Ryan
25th June 1934 - Arrived Lamlash
9th July 1934 - Sailed Heysham
24th September 1934 - Sailed Rosyth for Invergordon
19th October 1934 - Arrived Rosyth
3rd November 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
15th January 1935 - Arrived Gibraltar
17th June 1936 - Arrived Gibraltar
20th July 1936 - Arrived Sheerness
16th July 1937 - Arrived Portsmouth
12th March 1938 - Arrived Plymouth
14th March 1938 - Arrived Dartmouth
29th March 1938 - Arrived Portsmouth
September 1939 - At Portsmouth refitting complete
3rd September 1939 - At Portsmouth refitting
3rd September 1939 - 5th Submarine Flotilla, Portsmouth Command (Training Flotilla at Gosport)
21st October 1939 - Sailed Rosyth off the southwest coast of Norway
23rd November 1939 - Southwest of Lister Light
12th December 1939 - Sailed Blyth
17th December 1939 - Sailed Blyth to patrol in the area of Kristiansandfjord
20th December 1939 - 10 miles south of Rjyvingen Light
21st December 1939 - Returned to Regular Patrol
29th December 1939 - Arrived Rosyth
30th December 1939 - Sailed Rosyth
31st December 1939 - Arrived Blyth
12th January 1940 - Sailed Blyth on patrol.
2nd February 1940 - Arrived at Blyth after patrol.
12th February 1940 - Sailed Blyth on patrol
20th February 1940 - Depth charged by a German destroyer off the Danish coast
22nd February 1940 - Arrived Rosyth
23rd February 1940 - Sailed Rosyth for Blyth
27th February 1940 - Commenced repairs at Blyth
March 1940 - Repairs completed at Blyth
7th March 1940 - Undocked at Blyth.
11th March 1940 - Sailed Blyth on patrol.
25th March 1940 - Arrived Blyth after patrol.
22nd January 1943 - Philadelphia for repairs
3rd September 1943 - Completed repairs
15th September 1943 - New York for repairs
25th September 1943 - Completed repairs
15th November 1943 - Arrived Halifax for ASW training
15th December 1943 - Arrived Halifax NS for ASW training
May 1946 - Lost

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Last edited : 19:31, March 31, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 15:16, December 20, 2010
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