THE SCHILLIG FIGHT.
BRITISH SEAPLANES AT WORK
London, December 28,
The Admiralty announces that on Fiiday Geriwin win ships in Schiilig Roads, Cuxhaven, were attacked by even British seaplanes. The attack began at daybreak. The spaplanes were ac-fimpßriied hv n- ligh* cruiser and destroyer torce and submarines. On being sighted the .-hips were at. t> ckid from Heligoland by two Zeppelins, four seaplanes and several submarines. A novel combat ensued. i}y a swift manoeuvring tbe enemy's submarines were avoided, two Zep oelins fleeing before the guns of the Undaunted and Arethusa. The enemy's biplanes dropped bombs baiuild«s!y near the British ships. After three hours three of the airmen with their machines safely re em* birkprl. Thrpp other? rp..embarked on pubnmrines, their machines having licon bUt-k. The cannot be estimated. All fh" airmen's bombs were discharged ac points of military significance.
Official—Seven seat lanes attacked German warships at Cuxhaven on Fiidny. Tho damage t llected by their bombs' u.L.njt be estimated. Flight Commander Hewlitt in missing.
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THE SCHILLIG FIGHT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3465, 29 December 1914
THE SCHILLIG FIGHT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3465, 29 December 1914
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