HMS E2

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Lt-Cmdr D de B Stocks on deck after a mission  in the Dardanelles, circa. August 1915
Lt-Cmdr D de B Stocks on deck after a mission in the Dardanelles, circa. August 1915
Career
Name: HMS E2
Builder: HM Dockyard, Chatham
Laid down: 14 February 1911
Launched: 23 November 1912
Fate: Sold, 7 March 1921
General characteristics
Class and type: E class submarine
Displacement: 665 long tons (676 t) surfaced
796 long tons (809 t) submerged
Length: 178 ft (54 m)
Beam: 15 ft 5 in (4.70 m)
Propulsion: 2 × 1,750 hp (1,305 kW) diesel
2 × 600 hp (447 kW) electric
2 screws
Speed: 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph) surfaced
9.5 knots (17.6 km/h; 10.9 mph) submerged
Range: 3,000 nmi (5,600 km) at 10 kn (19 km/h; 12 mph)
65 nmi (120 km) at 5 kn (9.3 km/h; 5.8 mph)
Complement: 30
Armament: 4 × 18-inch (450-mm) torpedo tubes (1 bow, 2 beam, 1 stern)

HMS E2 (originally ordered as HMS D10) was a British E class submarine built by Chatham Dockyard. E2 was laid down on 14 February 1911 and launched on 23 November 1912.

She was sold 7 March 1921 to B Zammit, Malta.

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