Diary October 17, 1916

Italian seaplane returns to its base

An Italian seaplane returns to its base. The seaplanes were used in the Adriatic Sea for the submarine defense.

World War One Diary for Tuesday, October 17, 1916:

Sea War

Adriatic: Italian SS Bermuda rams and sinks Austrian U16, after latter sinks Italian destroyer Nembo off Albania.

Eastern Front

Rumania: Austrian VI Corps reaches Agas 8 miles inside frontier, but Austrians beaten in Uzul Valley (and on October 27).

Neutrals

China: German envoy Hentig enters, returns home (arriving June 9, 1917) via USA.

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