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HMS C17
HMS C17
HMS C17
Career (UK)
Name: HMS C17
Builder: Chatham Dockyard
Laid down: 11 March 1907
Launched: 13 August 1908
Commissioned: 13 May 1909
General characteristics
Class & type: C-class submarine
Displacement: 287 long tons (292 t) (surfaced)
316 long tons (321 t) (submerged)
Length: 143 ft 2 in (43.64 m)
Beam: 13 ft 6 in (4.11 m)
Installed power: 600 hp (450 kW) (petrol engine)
200 hp (150 kW) (electric motor)
Propulsion: 1 × Vickers petrol engine
1 × electric motor
1 × screw
Speed: 12 kn (14 mph; 22 km/h) (surfaced)
7 kn (8.1 mph; 13 km/h) (submerged)
Range: 1,500 nmi (1,700 mi; 2,800 km) at 7 kn (8.1 mph; 13 km/h) (surfaced)
50 nmi (58 mi; 93 km) at 4.5 kn (5.2 mph; 8.3 km/h) (submerged)
Complement: 16
Armament: 2 × 18 in (460 mm) torpedo tubes (2 torpedoes)

HMS C17 was a C-class submarine built by HM Dockyard, Chatham for the Royal Navy. She was laid down on 11 March 1907 and was commissioned on 13 May 1909.

C17 collided with C16 in the North Sea, south of Cromer, Norfolk on 14 July 1909, and with destroyer Lurcher in May 1917.[1][2]

C17 was sold on 20 November 1919.

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References[]

  • Hutchinson, Robert (2001). Jane's Submarines: War Beneath the Waves from 1776 to the Present Day. London: HarperCollins. ISBN 978-0-00-710558-8. OCLC 53783010. 

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