HMS Partridge (Lieutenant Commander Reginald Hugh Ransome killed at age 31) is sunk by German destroyers in the North Sea while escorting a convoy of 6 merchant ships from Lerwick to Norway. 267 more words
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British troops capture German outposts near Boursies, Cambrai.
Lloyd George speaks to the House of Commons to announce the capture of Jerusalem.
The first postmark slogan is stamped on envelopes in Britain it states “Buy British War Bonds Now”. 130 more words
By today all the British gains are abandoned except for a portion of the Hindenburg line around Havrincourt, Ribécourt and Flesquières.
The steamship S S Earl of Elgin (Master James Leslie) is sunk by a submarine 10 miles west from the Carnarvon bay Light Vessel. 203 more words
The Norwegian ship S S Imo is steaming alone exiting Halifax, Nova Scotia harbor and has ‘Belgium Relief’ written on her sides to emphasize her ‘neutrality’ to U-boats, as she is on her way to New York to load relief supplies for Belgium. 1,636 more words
Two British air raids are carried out against Germany. The large railway junction and sidings at Zweibrucken and the works at Saarbrucken are bombed.
The armed steamship S S Aijburth (Master W B Geddes) is sunk by a submarine two miles northeast from South Cheek, Robin Hood Bay. 388 more words