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14 Jan 10:00

L24 Service of Remembrance

place St Ann’s church HMNB (Portsmouth) St Ann’s Church, Sunny Walk, HMNB Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK expand_more
At 1000 on Sunday 14 January 2024 the Sunday church service at St Ann’s church in HMNB(Portsmouth) will include an act of remembrance to mark the centenary of the loss of HM Submarine L24. St Ann’s contains a memorial tablet for L24 on its wall. If you would like to attend, please contact Chaplain Ralph Barber on ralph.barber509@mod.gov.uk

The loss of L24

In January 1924, HMS L24 participated in Exercise GA to enhance submarine-aircraft tactics. During the exercise, a collision with HMS Resolution occurred, resulting in L24's loss. The battleship's chain fracture indicated the collision. L24, likely surfacing after a mock attack, collided with the battleship despite attempts to evade. Tragically, all hope for survivors was abandoned by January 12th.    
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