60 British casualties in first naval battle
Two British Naval officers and 27 crew members of have been killed in a battle off the coast Heligoland. 33 men were also wounded in the incident. The men were from HMS’s Arethusa, Liberty and Laural.
A semi-official report has come from Berlin regarding the battle reporting the loss of German cruisers Cöln, Ariadne, Mainz and one torpedo were sunk by the British navy.
The combat is said to have lasted eight hours during heavy fog.