The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
14th May 1918On this day:
- HMS Phoenix Name HMS Phoenix, Type Destroyer, Country British
GRT 765 tons, Built 1911, Builder Vickers, Birkenhead
Operator Royal Navy.
14 May 1918 Sunk when torpedoed in the Straits of Otranto,(40.22N, 19.08E) by the Austrian Submarine k.u.k. U27 (Josef Holub). 2 casualties.
- NEAR METEREN
Very quiet, nothing to report.
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