1916, Alfred von Tirpitz, Argentina, Battle of Verdun, Buenos Aires, Eduard von Capelle, France, General Gallieni, Germany, Imperial German Navy, Minister of War, Mort Homme, Netherlands, Pierre Roques, Secretary of State of the Imperial Naval Office, sinking, SM UB-13, SS Tubantia, submarine
Fall of Admiral von Tirpitz; he is succeeded by Admiral von Capelle. Dutch liner Tubantia, Amsterdam to Buenos Aires, sunk by a German submarine 30 miles off the Dutch coast. Fresh German assault on Mort Homme repulsed. General Gallieni, French Minister of War, resigns, and is succeeded by General Roques.