Air activity is high on the Tigris front in Mesopotamia.
The Anchor Line “Caledonia” is torpedoed by a submarine in the Mediterranean the crew is saved but Captain Blaikie is taken prisoner. 184 more words
The world is all about exploring. Well, you can start a benign journey of traveling around the world with the glorious merchant navy. Basically, this is entirely a commercial fleet, which is responsible for transportation of goods like cargoes, metal ores, machinery, oil tankers, vehicles etc. 243 more words
Beaucourt is captured.
The steamship Polpedn, of London, is torpedoed in the English Channel by UB-38, and rapidly begins to sink. The crew has just time to get into the starboard lifeboat and cut the painter, the steamer’s bridge-deck being then level with the water line, when the lifeline is found to be fastly coiled aound Second Officer Peter Thomson’s leg. 724 more words
A series of explosions and fires occurred at Bakaritsa, Port of Archangel, in merchant ships and on the wharves. The S S Baron Driesen blows up at 13:00 and part of the S S Ear of Forfar 40 minutes later and fresh explosions are expected every instant. 796 more words