TWO GERMAN TORPEDO BOATS SUNK
BRITISH LOSE VESSEL
Tha High Commissioner reports Liondon, May 13th :— "Admiralty announce H M ships Barbadoes, Columbia, Mirira, and Chirsit were attacked on May Ist by two German torpedo boats The en , gagemenfc lasted a quarter of an hour, when the enemy broke the action Tbe direction of tbe retreat was com mnnicated to British destroyers, who followed and destroyed the torpedo boats- The Columbia, however, sunk Her loss was sixteen officers and men Only deck bands were saved
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NAVAL ENGAGEMET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3459, 14 May 1915
NAVAL ENGAGEMET. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3459, 14 May 1915
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