HMS L11

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Career
Name: HMS L11
Builder: Vickers Limited, Barrow-in-Furness
Laid down: 17 January 1917
Commissioned: 27 June 1918
Fate: Sold for scrapping, February 1932
General characteristics
Class & type: L class submarine
Displacement: 890 long tons (904 t) surfaced
1,074 long tons (1,091 t) submerged[1]
Length: 228 ft (69 m)
Beam: 23 ft 6 in (7.16 m)
Speed: 17 knots (31 km/h; 20 mph) surfaced
10.5 knots (19.4 km/h; 12.1 mph) submerged
Range: 2,800 nmi (5,200 km) at 10 kn (19 km/h; 12 mph) surfaced[1]
Complement: 38
Armament: • 4 × 21 in (533 mm) bow torpedo tubes
• 2 × 18 in (457 mm) beam torpedo tubes
• 8 × 21 inch and 2 × 18 inch torpedoes
• 1 × 4-inch gun[1]

HMS L11 was a British L class submarine built by Vickers, Barrow. She was laid down on 17 January 1917 and was commissioned on 27 June 1918.

HMS L11 was converted along with HMS L12 into a minelayer. These two submarines were the only two of the L class submarine group 1 to be converted. The rest of the L class converted were of group 2 design.

HMS L11 was sold in February 1932.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "L Class Submarines". battleships-cruisers.co.uk. Retrieved 12 May 2010.