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HNLMS O 5

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Name  O 5
Laid down  15 June 1912
Decommissioned  1935
Construction started  15 June 1912
Length  32 m
Builder  De Schelde, Flushing
Commissioned  20 or 21 August 1914
Class and type  O 2-class submarine
Launched  2 October 1913
Draft  2.73 m

O 5 was a O 2 class patrol submarines of the Royal Netherlands Navy. The ship was built by De Schelde shipyard in Flushing.

Service history

The submarine was ordered on 18 December 1911 and 15 June 1912 the O 5 was laid down in Flushing at the shipyard of De Schelde . The launch took place on 2 October 1913.

On 20 or 21 August 1914 the ship is commissioned in the navy and stationed in Den Helder. 31 Jan 1914 The ship sinks after the simultaneous opening of an inner and outer torpedo tube door. O 5 was raised in February 1914 and recommissioned.

During World War I the ship was based in Den Helder. In 1915 the ship sinks again after the simultaneous opening of an inner and outer torpedo tube door. O 5 is raised again and recommissioned.

In 1916 on 9 February one man dies and six others are wounded after an torpedo explosion while moored in Flushing.

In 1935 the O 5 was decommissioned.

References

HNLMS O 5 Wikipedia


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