Diary January 18, 1917

destroyer 'Jackal'

The destroyer ‘Jackal’, which belongs like ‘Ferret’ to the British I-class from 1911.

World War One Diary for Thursday, January 18, 1917:

Sea War

Channel: UC-18 torpedoes Royal Navy destroyer Ferret, but latter survives to be converted to a minelayer.
South Atlantic: Raider Wolf lays 29 mines off Cape Agulhas, Sout Africa; 2 ships sunk and only 7 mines swept in 1917.
Black Sea: Russian submarine Nervel sinks 3,000t steamer; 440 mines added to fields off Bosphorus.

Southern Fronts

Greece: British Military attaché and Chief Control Officer reports 8,948 Greek troops; 3,132 animals, 78 guns and 62 MGs have transferred to Pelopon­nese in past month.

Middle East

Arabia: Feisal begins final march on Wejh.

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