1915, Austria, Baltic, Bouvet, Bukowina, Dardanelles, East Prussia, French Navy, German Empire, Germany, Great Britain, HMS Irresistible, HMS Ocean, HMS Queen, Kleipeda, Memel, mines, Ottoman Empire, Royal Navy, sinking, Turkey
Naval attack on the great forts in the Narrows. Three vessels of the Allied Fleets sunk by mines, H.M.S. Irresistible and Ocean, and the Bouvet, of the French squadron. Losses to the Fleet are being made good by H.M.S. Queen and Implacable. Russians occupy Memel in the Baltic, and foil Austrian attempts in the Bukowina.