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Name: E 29
Type: Submarine
Keel: 04/12/1914
Launched: 01/06/1915
Completed: 13/10/1915
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 884
Dimensions: 835disp subm, 662 disp surf, 181.0 x 23.5 x 12.5ft
Engines: 2 x oil engines, 1600hp; 2 x electric motors, 840hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 10.0knots subm, 16.0knots surf
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 12pdr gun, 5 x 18ins torpedoes
History:
10/1915 British Royal Navy
21/02/1922 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Admiralty E Class of submarines
Launched at Elswick, but completed at High Walker
09/01/1916: Explosion in the battery compartment killed 4 crew
21/02/1922: Sold for breaking up by Upnor Ship Breaking Co


Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum