The L class submarines were a class of 27 British diesel-electric submarines built for the Royal Navy during World War I. They were larger versions of the successful E class and some survived to serve in the Second World War. The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the senior service of the British armed services, being the oldest of its three branches. ... World War I was primarily a European conflict with many facets: immense human sacrifice, stalemate trench warfare, and the use of new, devastating weapons - tanks, aircraft, machine guns, and poison gas. ... Length: Beam: 6. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ...
They were built in three groups, with slightly different armament in each group. They carried about 20 tons of their diesel fuel in external tanks, the first Royal Navy submarines to do so. Diesel or Diesel fuel is a specific fractional distillate of fuel oil (mostly petroleum) that is used as fuel in a diesel engine invented by German engineer Rudolf Diesel. ...
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