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HMS L21 - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS L21

Name : HMS L21
Laid Down : 15th September 1917
Launched : 11th October 1919
Completed : 5th October 1920
Type : Submarine
Class : L
Builder : Vickers
Country : UK
Pennants : L21
Fate : Sold for scrap February 1939.

Timeline Entries :


11th October 1919 - Launched by Vickers
30th January 1921 - Arrived Arosa Bay
18th March 1921 - Sailed Arosa Bay for exercises and UK
20th March 1921 - Arrived Falmouth
21st March 1921 - Arrived Plyouth
21st March 1921 - Sailed Falmouth for exercises and Plymouth
11th August 1921 - Arrived Portsmouth
11th August 1921 - Sailed Portland for Portsmouth
16th August 1921 - Arrived Portland
16th August 1921 - Sailed Portsmouth for Portland
3rd November 1923 - Fleet Review at Spithead
17th February 1932 - Arrived Algiers
17th February 1932 - Lt. Cmdr. C. Thomas in Command
24th February 1932 - Sailed Algiers
1st October 1932 - Lt. Cmdr. C. Thomas in Command
1st October 1932 - 2nd Submarine Flotilla. Home Fleet
29th March 1933 - Arrived Plymouth
14th June 1933 - Arrived Nyborg
23rd June 1933 - Arrived Stockholm
12th November 1933 - Sailed Portsmouth for Plymouth
17th February 1934 - Arrived Oran
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
December 1937 - In reserve
9th December 1937 - At Portsmouth
February 1939 - Broken Up
23rd December 1939 - Ran aground off the Isle of Arran on way to be broken up

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Last edited : 19:29, March 31, 2011
By : jbryce1437

First Added : 11:27, February 7, 2011
By : kc

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