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Name: G 6
Type: Submarine
Keel: 08/12/1914
Launched: 07/12/1915
Completed: 10/05/1916
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 880
Dimensions: 975disp subm, 700disp surf, 185.0 x 22.7 x 13.6ft
Engines: 2 x oil engines, 1600hp; 2 x electric motors, 840hp
Engines by: Vickers
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 10.0knots subm, 14.5knots surf
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 3ins QF & 1 x 12pdr guns, 4 x 18ins & 1 x 21ins torpedoes
History:
10/05/1916 British Royal Navy
04/11/1921 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Admiralty G Class of submarines
Launched at Elswick but completed at High Walker
04/11/1921: Sold for breaking up by T Young, Sunderland


Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum