Saturday, 17 February 2018

British denied Austrian claim to have destroyed a British cruiser according to the Dutch newspaper Bataviaasch nieuwsblad dated 14 June 1915

An item dated Rome, Italy 12th reported that the Austrian claim that a British warship of the Liverpool-class (1) was destroyed was not correct. On last Wednesday she joined an Italian flotilla destroyers for a success raid on the coast of the Gulf of Drino. Afterwards she returned with the Italian vessels to the Italian naval base.

1. This must be the Town-class light cruisers.