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British captures in France during February 312 prisoners. British raid south of Armentières; many German raids in Flanders, particularly on the Portuguese front near Neuve Chapelle. German attacks renewed at the Butte du Mesnil; a footing gained in positions captured by the French on February 13. Fighting on the Reims front; Germans gain an outer work near La Pompelle Fort, but lose it the next day. H.M. armed merchant cruiser Calgarian torpedoed and sunk off the Irish coast; 21 officers and 46 men lost. German destroyer and two mine-sweepers sunk in a minefield off Vlieland, near entrance of Zuyder Zee.