10 August 1914

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War at Sea

The German battle cruiser SMS Goeben reaches the Dardanelles, where she is allowed into Turkish waters.

British force is sent to investigate reports that the Germans were establishing U-boat bases on the Faeroes and Lofotens islands (9-10 August 1914). On reaching the area it soon became clear that the Norwegians were keeping a close guard against any such operation

HMS Fox captures the Deutsch-Australische stearm Australia in the Indian Ocean.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 10 August 1914, http://www.historyofwar.org/firstworldwar/daybyday/1914_08_10.html

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