British troops occupy Khan Abu Rayat on the Euphrates fourteen miles from Ramadic and patrols advance to within ten miles of Hit.
Two British steamers are sunk and suffer casualties on this day. 115 more words
The destroyer HMS Zubian (Lieutenant H J Hartnoll) sinks the submarine UC-50 in the English Channel, near Dover. This vessel was commissioned in June 1917 after two destroyers had been badly damaged in late 1916 by joining the forward end of HMS Zulu and the aft end of HMS Nubian between the third and fourth funnels at Chatham dockyard. 209 more words