Sunday 27 January 1918 We Lost 165
During the morning as the ship nears Rathlin Light the Cunard liner Andania is hit by a torpedo fired by the German submarine U-46. The ship immediately takes on a list to the starboard and begins to sink. Most of those on board are saved but seven lives are lost among them fourteen-year old
- Bell Boy James Easson Richie.
The armed trawler Cormorant IV and drifter Young Fred depth charge the German submarine UB-63 north of Ireland.
Today’s losses include:
- A Military Chaplain
- A fourteen year old
Today’s highlighted casualties include:
- Chaplain George William Baile dies on active service. His son was killed serving as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers in October 1915..