Title: Watchdogs of the Deep – Life in a Submarine During the Great War
Author: Jones, T M
Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 1935
Cover: Hard Cover with scarce Dust Jacket – 224 pages
Comments: The contemporary account of the submarine HMS (and later HMAS) J2 during World War 1. With Foreword by Rear-Admiral W.T. Randle Ford, Commander of the Royal Australian Navy.
HMS J2 (later HMAS J2) was a J-class submarine built for the Royal Navy by HM Dockyard at Portsmouth in Hampshire and launched on 6 November 1915.
J2 torpedoed and sank the German submarine U-99 between the Orkney Islands and Norway on 7 July 1917. She was transferred to Australia on 25 March 1919, and operated out of Geelong until she was paid off on 12 July 1922
J2 was sold on 26 February 1924.
Part of the “Gallant Legion” series.