27 October 1915; Wednesday

Got up about 7 o’clock. Went into the town and ordered some things. For rations as usual. Read a bit and wrote some letters.

German Cruiser Prince Adalbert1 class sunk in Baltic by British submarine.

  1. Prinz Adalbert was a heavy cruiser (9,000 tons, 8.3” guns), and was torpedoed in the Baltic on 1 July by submarine E9, but repaired; soon after repair, on or around 23 October 1915, she was torpedoed by submarine E8, and sank with the loss of all but 3 of her 675 crew; the biggest single loss of life by the German fleet in the Baltic in WW1.