- HMS A3
HMS "A3" was an early
Royal Navy submarine.
She was a member of the first British A-class of submarines, although slightly bigger than the lead boat, HMS "A1". She was built at
Vickers, Barrow-in-Furnessand was commissioned on 13 July 1904. She was accidentally rammed whilst surfacing by the submarine tenderHMS "Hazard" off the Isle of Wighton 2 February 1912 and sank with the loss of all on board. The wreck was salvaged and subsequently sunk as a gunnery target near Portland Bill on 12 May 1912 where she remains today.
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