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Date: 18 June 1918.

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ARMED MERCANTILE CRUISER TORPEDOED.

1 OFFICER AND 15 MEN MISSING.

The Admiralty yesterday announced:- His Majesty’s armed mercantile cruiser Patia (Acting-Captain W. G. Howard, R.N.) was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine on 13th inst. One officer and fifteen men, including eight of the mercantile crew, are missing, presumed drowned.

Source: "ARMED MERCANTILE CRUISER TORPEDOED. 1 OFFICER AND 15 MEN MISSING." Londonderry Sentinel. 18 June. 1918. 3.

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