E15 soon after she grounded near Cape Kepez on April 17, 1915.

(Internet)

E15’s conning tower soon after she grounded near Cape Kepez on April 17, 1915. Note the hole made by a 15 mm shell from Dardanos Battery.

(Internet)

E15 soon after she grounded near Cape Kepez on April 17, 1915. The arrow shows the hit scored by Dardanos Battery. This hit has killed the submarine’s commander Lt. Comdr.  Theodore Stuart Brodie and made the ship’s return to deep waters impossible. The officer in fez taking notes (to the right) is the German commander of Fort Anadolu Hamidiye Cpt. Fritz Wossidlo.

(Piotr Nykiel's collection)

Saber belonging to E15’s commander Lt. Comdr. T. S. Brodie taken away from the ship’s wreck and now exposed in Naval Museum in Beşiktaş, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Lt. Comdr. T. S. Brodie's uniform taken away from the ship’s wreck and now exposed in Naval Museum in Beşiktaş, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

This straw hat taken away from E15’s wreck most probably belonged to the British vice-consul in Çanakkale Clarence Palmer who was on board during submarine's last mission. Now exposed in Naval Museum in Beşiktaş, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Life jackets taken away from E15’s wreck and now exposed in Naval Museum in Beşiktaş, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

E15’s periscope in Naval Museum in Beşiktaş, Istanbul.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Gravestone of E15’s commander in British Consular Cemetery in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

Gravestone E. V. Hindman from E15 in British Consular Cemetery in Çanakkale.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

F. J. Cornish’s gravestone in the same cemetery.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

E 15's crew in Turkish captivity. First from the right in the sitting row is Clarence Palmer, former British vice-consul in Çanakkale.

(Kurtoğlu)

On April 17, 1915 B6 was the first vessel to made the attempt to finish E15 which besides the above mentioned hole in the conning tower had no serious damages..

(Hopkins Coll. R. Perkins - Piotr Nykiel's collection)

On the next day another and also unsuccessful attempt was made by B11.

(Abrahams & Sons - Piotr Nykiel's collection)

Finally the mission was accomplished by a picket-boat from HMS Triumph commanded by Lieutenant Godwin.

(Wikipedia)

 

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