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| Name :
HMS L56 |
Laid Down : 16th October 1917
Launched : 29th May 1919
Completed : 3rd September 1919
Type : Submarine
Class : L
Builder : Fairfield
Country : UK
Pennants : L56
Fate : Scrapped 16th April 1938.
HMS L56 Photos for Sale
HMS L56, 1935.
Other images featuring this ship :
HMS L71, 1938.
Laid up alongside L56.
Timeline Entries :
29th May 1919 - Launched
7th November 1919 - Arrived Plymouth
1st December 1924 - Taken in hand for refit at Portsmouth
15th May 1930 - Lt. Cdr. George Cunningham Paton Menzies Assumed Command
January 1932 - Lt. Cdr. George Cunningham Paton Menzies Relinquished Command
18th April 1932 - Sailed Portsmouth for Portland
18th April 1932 - Arrived Portland
21st April 1932 - Arrived Portsmouth
26th April 1932 - Sailed Portsmouth for exercises
26th April 1932 - Arrived Portsmouth
14th August 1933 - Sailed Sheerness for Portsmouth
27th January 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
19th February 1934 - Sailed Portsmouth for exercises
22nd February 1934 - Arrived Portland
23rd February 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
27th March 1934 - Sailed Portsmouth
9th July 1934 - Sailed Dartmouth
17th October 1934 - Arrived Portland
19th October 1934 - Arrived Portsmouth
16th March 1935 - Arrived Pembroke Dock
22nd March 1935 - Arrived Dartmouth
24th March 1935 - Sailed Dartmouth
24th March 1935 - Arrived Portsmouth
18th November 1935 - Sailed Portsmouth for Portland
March 1938 - Broken Up
Database Currently Holds : 6278 ships and 6289 crew!
Last edited : 21:02, March 31, 2011
By : jbryce1437
First Added : 15:18, December 20, 2010
By : kc
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