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"Fortunate and Fruitful" Operations: British Successes at Sea

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I t IA REAR-ADMIRAL A. G. H. W. MOORE.


THE SCENE OF THE BATTLE: HELIGOLAND.


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4 f- THE GERMAN COMMERCE-RAIDER SUNK OFF WEST AFRICA: THE ” KAISER WILHELM DER GROSSE.” N ………….. . .7Z ‘ “:7 ………


THE BRITISH CRUISER WHICH SANK TH ” KAISER WILHELM DER GROSSE’ H.M.S. HIGHFLYER


II C. J. COMMODORE R.1 .KEYES.


CAPTAIN H. T. BULLER CAPTAIN H. T. BULLER.


OMMODORE r E. GOODENOUGH. L………………………….-


REAR-ADMIRAL A. H. CHRISTIAN.


Of the officers whose portraits are given above, Rear-Admiral Moore is in command of the ” Invincible,” in the First Battle-Cruiser Squadron, which Sir David Beatty brought up just in time to decide the battle in Heligoland Bight. Commander R. Y. Tyrwhitt, another leader in the action, headed the opening attack in charge of the destroyer flotilla, himself on board the light armoured cruiser ” Arethusa.” Commodore Keyes was in command of the submarine flotilla in the action. Commodore Goodenough was in


command of the Light Cruiser Squadron, some of whom were In the hottest of the fighting throughout. Rear-Admiral Christian was another of the flag-officers in command off Heligoland, and was also specially named in the official statement. Captain H. T. Buller had his part recent’y, as Captain of the ” Highflyer,” in skilfally trackin; down and bringing to action the German commerce-rader ” Ka;ser W.lhelm der Grosse,” to whose depredations he put a final stop by sinking her off West Africa.



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