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Submarine histories. Royal Navy C class submarines. Submarine website dedicated to the history of the C Class submarines from their launch to their participation in major wars also notice board for naval enthusiasts & families of ex-crew of C Class submarines.

These submarines designed for Coastal duties was the first major production (38 submarines in all) for the Royal Navy, These submarines were considered for harbour defence and a alternative to minefields. This was the idea of Admiral Fisher.  This design was slightly larger than the B class. and a major difference was it had two periscopes one for a continues look out and one for the commanding officer.

Displacement: 288 tons surfaced and 318 tons submerged.   Speed: 13 knots on the surface and 7.5 knots submerged.  Range: 1000 nautical miles on the surface at 8.75 knots.   Powered by a Vickers Petrol engine giving 600hp on surface and 300 Hp submerged.   Compliment: 16   Armament: two 18-inch Torpedo Tubes and carried four torpedoes. 

C 1 10th July 1906 Converted in 1918 during Zeebrugge Raid. Scrapped in October 1920.
C 2 10th July 1906 Scrapped in October 1920.
C 3 3rd October 1906 Attached to the 6th Flotilla during the Zeebrugge Raid. Scrapped in 23rd April 1918.
C 4 18th October 1906 Scrapped in April 1922.
C 5 20th August 1906 Scrapped in October 1919.
C 6 20th August 1906 Scrapped in November 1919.
C 7 15th February 1907 Scrapped in December 1919.
C 8 15th February 1907 Scrapped in October 1920.
C 9 3rd April 1907 Scrapped in July 1922.
C 10 15th April 1907 Scrapped in July 1922.
C 11 27th May 1907 Sunk on 14th December 1909 after collision with SS Eddystone. All but 3 crew perished.
C 12 9th September 1907 Scrapped in February 1920.
C 13 9th November 1907 Scrapped in February 1920.
C 14 7th December 1907 Collided with Hopper and sank in December 1913. Repaired but scrapped December 1921.
C15 21st January 1908 She was scrapped in February 1922.
C 16 19th March 1908 Scrapped in August 1922.
C 17 13th August 1908 Sunk in collision with HMS Lurcher in May 1917. Repaired but scrapped in November 1919.
C 18 10th October 1908 Scrapped in May 1921.
C 19 20th March 1909 Scrapped in February 1920.
C 20 27th November 1909 Scrapped in May 1921.
C 21 26th September 1908 Scrapped in December 1921.
C 22 10th October 1908 Scrapped in February 1920.
C 23 26th November 1908 Scrapped in December 1921.
C 24 26th November 1908 Scrapped in May 1921.
C 25 10th March 1909 Scrapped in December 1921.
C 26 20th March 1909 Scuttled 4th April 1918.
C 27 22nd April 1909 Scuttled 4th April 1918.
C 28 22nd April 1909 Scrapped in August 1921.
C 29 19th June 1909 Mined on 29th August 1915.
C 30 19th July 1909 Scrapped in August 1921.
C 31 2nd September 1909 Lost, cause unknown on 4th January 1915.
C 32 29th September 1909 Stranded 24th October 1917 in Gulf of Riga.
C 33 10th May 1910 Lost, cause unknown on 4th August 1915.
C 34 8th June 1910 Torpedoed on 21st July 1917 by U52 off the Shetlands.
C 35 2nd November 1909 Scuttled 4th April 1918.
C 36 30th November 1909 Scrapped in June 1919.
C 37 1st January 1910 Scrapped in June 1919.
C 38 10th February 1910 Scrapped in June 1919.
 

HM Submarines c.1912

Submarines are B4 (24), B5 (25), C14 (44), C17 (47), C18 (48), C31 (61), C32 (62), C33 (63), C35 (65).

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C 1

Royal Navy submarine C1 at Zeebrugge in 1918. 

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C1 was converted in 1918 to destroy the viaduct during the Zeebrugge Raid bit was kept in reserve.

C 2

C2.Contributed by Andrew McCormack by email

C2 and C3, 1908.

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 C3  

C3 was attached to 3rd Flotilla for the Zeebrugge Raid of 23 April 1918. she was loaded with explosives to blow up the Viaduct connecting the Mole to the Shore.

Some known crew of C 3 :  Allan Roxburgh, N G Cleaver, W Horner, H C Bendall.

C 3.

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C3, 1917.

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Submarine C3 at Harwich, 1909.Contributed by email by John Peters.

Crew stand on C3 at Harwich, 1909. Contributed by email by John Peters

Submarine C3 readying to leave Harwich, 1909. Contributed by email by John Peters.

C 4

C4, 1907.

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Royal Navy submarine C4

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Submarine C4 at Harwich. 1909.Contributed by email by john Peters.

Submarine C4 with another C Class sub at harwich, 1909. Contributed by email by John Peters

C 5

C5.Contributed by John Goodman

C1, C4 and C5, 1908.

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C 6

Submarine C6 on the surface off the coast of England, 1909.Contributed by email John Peters.

C 8

C8 c.1910 

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C 10

C10 

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Sub C10, circa 1915.

C 11

C11 shown before the collision with SS Eddystone  which sank her near Cromer, 14th December 1909 . 

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C 12

C12.

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C 14

C14 

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C 15

C 15 

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C 16

C 16.

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C 17

C17, 1917.

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C17 pictured c.1910 1 year after her collision with C16

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C 18

C18, 1917.

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C18 pictured c.1910.

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C 22

C22 pictured c.1910 

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C 23

C 23.

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C 25

C25, 1917.

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C25 pictured c.1910 

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C 26

C26 pictured c.1910.

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C 28

C28, 1917.

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C 29

Royal Navy submarine C29. 

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 The crew of Royal Navy submarine C29.   

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The stern view of Royal Navy submarine C29.  

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A bow view from Royal Navy submarine C29. 

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A crewman from C29 sending newspapers to the lightship Spurn.  

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C 31

C31 pictured c.1910 

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C 32

C31 and C32, 1910.

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C 34

C34 pictured c.1910 

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C 35

C35 pictured c.1910 

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C 36

C36 pictured c.1911 off Hong Kong 

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C 38

C38 pictured c.1910 

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C Class Submarines from left to right C5, C6, C2, C7 and C9 beside depot ship at Harwich c.1910.Contributed by email by John Peters

C Class Submarines from left to right C1, C4, C3 and C8. beside depot ship at Harwich c.1910. Contributed by email by John Peters.

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