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TORPEDOED IN THE BALTIC.

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TORPEDOED IN THE BALTIC. Successful Raid by Russian I | Submarines. Copenhagen, Tuesday. I Quite unexpectedly several Russian eub- I marines appeared on Tuesday dose to u?e German island of Rugen, in the Baltic,' torpedoing and damaging the German i light cruiser Gazelle. The vessel was L towed in a sinking condition to a port of, Rugen. The Russian submarines pro- ceeded in the direction of Pillau, where a small part of the German Baltic Fleet is statipndd. The unexpected appearance of the Rus- sian submarines so close to the German Baltic naval base has caused considerable excitement in Germany. A German squadron, consisting of some armoured cruisers and four destroyers, passed Visby early this morning, steaming rapidly southwards. The German light cruiser Gazelle has been seriously damaged and has arrived at Sassnitz. Copenhagen. Tuesday.—German airmen are busy searching everywhere.—Ex- change. Russian submarines have penetrated almost into Kiel Bay. They came across the light German cruiser Gazelle yester- I day off Rugen Island and promptly tor- pedoed her. The tliip was saved by the Swedish steamer King Gustav V., which towed her to Sassnitz (Rugen). As this loss, like others, will never be ] admitted by Germany, it is catisfactory to have an official statement from the mana- gerial offices of the Sw edish Railways reporting the action taken by the King Gustaf V. Swedish newspapers report British officers man the Russian submarines. Thel British naval mission at Constantinople, I it may be recalled, joined the Russian service when the Porte entered into the I war. Copenhagen. Monday.—A great sensa- tion was caused at Trelleborg to-day, when. the German ferry steamer, which left at 1.30 bound for Sassnitz, ret-arned, again at 3.40, having observed several submarines of a nationality otherwise than German off Cape Arcora, north-east of the island of Rugen. The sailing of the Swedish ferry steamer at Sassnitz was cancelled, and thus the Trelleborg-Sassnitz traffic, the main route I between Sweden and Germany, is entirely i stopped.—Exchange. The Gazelle, completed in 1901. was among the first fast light cruisers which Germany has built in such numbers during recent years. The displacement was 2,600 tons and the speed about 211 knots. She was armed with ten 4.1in. quick-firing guns and two submerged tor-f pedo-tubes. A 2in. steel deck protected the boilers and engines from shell fire. I With coal bunkers full the steaming radius at moderate speed was 4,000 knots. The officers and men carried were 270.

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