HMS M2

nobby0919

Lantern Swinger
#2
Sister sub was M1, mounting a 16" gun, sank in collision with a merchant ship SS Vidar ,in West Bay Dorset.



The M class boats were built on redesigned 'K' class hulls.The 'K' being the worst submarine ever.Steam driven,they killed more submariners by accidents than the Germans ever did in war.
Read - The K boats ,by Don Everett.

 

janner

MIA
Book Reviewer
#3
From memory M1 was found lying off Start Point right at the extremity of Lyme Bay. M2 is roughly the other end of Lyme Bay.

M2 could certainly launch the seaplane very quickly, more proof that Submariners do it better (until it all goes wrong)
 
#7
Nutty said:
There are only two types of Marines in the world

1. Royal Marines
2. Sub Marines

Nutty
Yes and both "go down"

We don't give a fcuk wherever you've been
No fcuker washes in a submarine. :cry:
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
LancashireHussar Current Affairs 8
Jenny_Dabber History 38
Jenny_Dabber Bases / Shore Est 31

Similar threads

Latest Threads

New Posts

Top