1915, Atlantic Ocean, Battle of Neuve Chapelle, casualties, Cornwall, England, Falmouth, food, France, Germany, Great Britain, Imperial German Navy, merchant navy, merchant shipping, Neuve Chapelle, Newport News, Queenstown, SS Prinz Eitel Friedrich, trenches, United States of America, Virginia, wheat, William P. Frye
Near Neuve Chapelle the enemy makes repeated efforts to recover the ground he had lost. All his counter-attacks repulsed with heavy loss. British continue to make steady progress. German armed merchantman Prince Eitel Friedrich arrives at Newport News, U.S.A. A long list of ships which she sank, after taking off their crews, includes the U.S.A. sailing ship (sunk on Jan. 28 in the South Atlantic), William P. Frye, whose cargo consisted solely of wheat consigned to Queenstown and Falmouth.