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Gosport in Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom
 

HMS E17 Conning Tower

 
 
HMS E17 Conning Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
1. HMS E17 Conning Tower Marker
Inscription.
To Commemorate the Unveiling of
the Conning Tower of HM Submarine E17
on 24 November 1989
by
the Earl of Erroll
Descendent of the Commanding Officer
Sir Guy Moncreiffe Thatilk

 
Erected 1989.
 
Location. 50° 47.23′ N, 1° 7.285′ W. Marker is in Gosport, England, in Hampshire County. Marker can be reached from Clayhall Road 1.1 kilometers east of Haslar Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at The Royal Navy Submarine Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Gosport, England PO12 2AS, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. HMS Alliance (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Resurgam (about 180 meters away); Royal Navy Submarine Memorial (about 180 meters away); XIIth Submarine Flotilla Memorial (about 210 meters away); Saluting Platform (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Horatio Viscount Nelson (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Safekeeping of Portsmouth (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Royal Garrison Church (approx. 1.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gosport.
 
Regarding HMS E17 Conning Tower. HMS E17 ran aground and was wrecked in the North Sea
HMS E17 Conning Tower image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 1, 2018
2. HMS E17 Conning Tower
off Texel, Netherlands during World War I on 6 January 1916. Her crew were rescued by a Dutch cruiser and were interned for the duration of the war. The conning tower was discovered and recovered 70 years later.
 
Also see . . .
1. Royal Navy Submarine Museum. (Submitted on September 16, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. HMS E17 on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 16, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. MilitaryWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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