1915, Austria-Hungary, Baltic, blockade, civilian casualties, contraband, Germany, Great Britain, HMS E19, Imperial German Navy, Italy, Krushevac, Krushevatz, Royal Navy, Sardinia, Serbia, sinking, SM U-38, SMS Undine, SS Ancona, submarine, Sweden, trade, United States of America
Austro-Germans reach Krushevatz. German cruiser Undine sunk by British submarine off the south coast of Sweden. Italian liner Ancona, bound for New York, shelled and finally sunk off coast of Sardinia by submarine flying Austrian flag; great loss of life, including many Americans. Text of American note re British contraband and blockade policy published.