AT SEA: In the Bight

From a handful of bare facts, neutral naval observers last week pieced together a story: Through the mine-strewn, net-hung waters of Helgoland Bight two divisions (three or four ships each) of British submarines made their way fortnight ago. Their highly risky mission was to sneak up and pot-shoot German warboats anchored at their bases, perhaps to intercept a squadron sallying out of harbor. One division belonged to the 640-ton Swordfish class. Two of its ships were the Seahorse and Starfish. The other division belonged to the 540-ton Unity class. One of its...

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