Diary June 25, 1915

HMS Nelson

The British pre-Dreadnought battleship HMS Nelson with 16,500 tons displacement and a crew of 865. Main armament 4 x 12-inch and 10 x 9.2-inch guns.

Diary for Friday, June 25, 1915:

Sea War

Dardanelles: With balloon spotting, battleship Lord Nelson (55 shells) again sets Chanak alight.

Air War

Western Front: French aircraft bomb Douai rail station.

Home Fronts

Britain: Kitchener asks Lloyd George’s Parliament Secretary Dr Addison to run Trench Warfare Department.

Call of War
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