HMS L-24


HMS L-24 was an L class submarine laid down by Vickers Ltd in England, and was launched in February 1919 for Royal Navy. The L class boats was an emergency program during the late part of World War One, and many of them were never finished or completed before the war ended. Most of them were scrapped in the 1930's. While training submarine tactics in Exercise GA outside Portland 10. January 1924, she collided with the battleship HMS Resolution and sank with all hands lost.  The wreck rest today standing on her keel on a depth of 42 to 52 meter in open waters southwest of Wakeham.

Former names:
HMS L-24

238,7 x 23,6 x 13,3 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
914 displ ( Surfaced )
Barrow-In-Furness ( UK ) 1919
Portland ( UK )

50°22'30.0"N 2°37'47.4"W
( Source: Deeper Dorset )

Picture: HMS L-15
Courtesy of
Ordnance Survey Office,Public domain

Last updated: March 2021