1915, aeroplanes, bombardment, Dardanelles, flags, France, French Navy, Great Britain, ocean liner, Ottoman Empire, RMS Lusitania, Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Navy, Sackville H. Carden, seaplanes, SS Wilhelmina, Turkey, United States of America
The 200th day of the war. A British fleet of battleships and battle cruisers, accompanied by flotillas, and aided by a strong French squadron, the whole under the command of Vice-Admiral Sackville H. Carden, attacks the forts at the entrance to the Dardanelles. Seaplanes and aeroplanes of the Naval Wing assist. Foreign Office issues text of two Notes sent to the United States, one replying to the representations as to the raising of the United States flag by the Lusitania, the other dealing with the Wilhelmina.