On the 5th November 1913 the Naval and Military Record reported :
"Obsolete Submarine Sunk - Accident of the Eddy stone About a mile and a half of the Eddystone there was lost on Thursday submarine H- 1 but happily the accident was not attended by loss of life....."
Sunk by accident while under tow to a breakers yard in Wales; so ended the career of the Navy's first submarine.
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