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Brock, Admiral Sir Frederick, and the disaster to the Scandinavian
_Broke_, action with German destroyers,
conveys author to witness bombardment of Ostend,
Brown, Commander Yeats,
Browning, Vice-Admiral Sir Montague, confers with U.S. Navy Department,
Bruges, aerial attacks on, as enemy base,
enemy evacuation of,
proposed long-range bombardment of,
Burney, Admiral Sir Cecil, at Rosyth,
Second Sea Lord,
Burney, Lieutenant Dennis, a clever device of,
Burton, Lieutenant G. E.,

Calais, enemy destroyer raids on,
Calthorpe, Admiral (see Gough-Calthorpe)
Campbell, Captain Gordon,
awarded the V.C.,
fights with submarines,
sinks an enemy submarine,
Canadian Government asked to build vessels for use in Canadian waters,
Cape Grisnez-Folkestone mine barrage,
Capelle, Admiral von, and submarine construction,
Cardiff, instructional anti-submarine school at,
Carrington, Commander I.W.,
Carson, Sir Edward, a tribute to,
and the defensive arming of merchant ships,
becomes First Lord,
leaves the Admiralty,
offers post of Admiralty Controller to Sir Eric Geddes,
Cassady, Lieut. G.L., awarded the D.S.C.,
Cattaro, Germans destroy their submarines at,
Cayley, Rear-Admiral C.G.,
Cayley, Commander H.F.,
Cervera, Admiral, and the Spanish-American War,
Chain-sweep, a, introduction of,
Chatham, gunnery courses for cadets and apprentices at,
instructional anti-submarine school at,
Chief of the Staff, duties and responsibilities of,
Churchill, Right Hon. Winston, and Staff organization,
Coal-ships, French, convoy of,
Coastal motor boats,
Coastal traffic, regulation of: typical instructions,
Colville, Admiral the Hon. Sir Stanley,
Constantinople, bombing operations in vicinity of,
Convoy commodores, appointment of,
Convoy Section of Trade Division of Naval Staff, the,
"Convoy sloops,"
Convoy system, the, a committee on, at the Admiralty,
growth of,
introduction of,
successful organization and working of,
the system at work,
Convoys, as protection against submarine attack: success of,
enemy attacks on,
losses in homeward and outward bound,
Coode, Captain C.P.R.,
Crisp, Thomas, of the _Nelson_,
Cross-Channel sailings and losses,
Crystal Palace, Royal Naval Depot at,
author's visit to,

Dakar convoy, the,
Dare, Admiral Sir Charles,
Dartmouth, a successful attack on an enemy submarine off,
Dazzle painting for merchant ships, system of,
De Bon, Admiral,
De Chair, Rear-Admiral Sir Dudley, and the U.S. mission,
Decoy ships,
and the convoy of merchant shipping,
fitted with torpedo tubes,
number of enemy submarines sunk by,
typical actions fought by,
Delay action fuses,
Denison, Admiral John,
Depth charge throwers,
Depth charges,
enemy submarine victims to,
Deputy Controller of Armament Production, appointment of a,
Destroyers, American, in British waters,
and patrol craft, number of enemy submarines sunk by,
available force in February, 1917
average output of British,
enemy flotilla of, intercepted,
essential to Grand Fleet,
fitted with "fish" hydrophones,
heavy strain on,
hunting flotillas of,
Destroyers, inadequate number of British,
of the Dover Patrol,
time taken in building,
Devonport, gunnery courses for cadets and apprentices at,
D'Eyncourt, Sir Eustace T.,
Directional hydrophones,
Directorate of Materials and Priority, creation of,
Dover, daily average of mercantile marine passing,
enemy destroyer raids on,
Dover Patrol, the,
an enemy attack on,
Sir Reginald Bacon's book on,
the Sixth Flotilla and its arduous work,
Dover, Straits of, inefficiency of the barrage,
minelaying in,
passage of U-boats through,
Dreyer, Captain F.C.,
and the defensive arming of merchant ships,
appointed Director of Naval Ordnance,
energy of,
Drift nets, mines fitted to,
Drifters, work of,
Duff, Rear-Admiral A.L.,
a tribute to,
becomes A.C.N.S.,
Dunkirk, enemy destroyer raids on,
Royal Naval Force at, and their work,
_Dunraven_ (decoy ship), a gallant fight by,
Dutch convoy, the,

East coast and Norway, trade between, convoyed,
East Coast, the, volume of trade on, and difficulty of proper
protection of,
Electrical submarine detector, the,
English coast towns, destroyer raids on,
Escorts for merchant shipping,
Ethel and Millie sunk by submarine,
Evans, Captain E.R.G.R., of the _Broke_, rams an enemy vessel,

Falmouth convoy, the,
losses in 1917,
Farrington, Captain Alexander, and decoy ships,
"Fish" hydrophones, invention of,
Fisher, Lord,
destroyer programme of,
Fisher, Captain W.W., Director of Anti-Submarine Division,
tribute to,
Fitzherbert, Rear-Admiral the Hon. Edward,
appointed Director of Torpedoes and Mines,
for night illumination of minefields,
Folkestone-Cape Grisnez mine barrage,
Ford Company, the (U.S.A.),
France, the Staff organization at G.H.Q. in,
Fremantle, Rear-Admiral Sydney,
French, Sir John (Field-Marshal Viscount),
French Admiralty, the, cordial co-operation with Allies,
French coal trade, the, convoy of,
losses in 1917,
Fuller, Captain C.T.M.,
Funakoshi, Admiral, Japanese Naval Attache in London,
_Furious_ converted into a seaplane carrier,

Gallipoli, hydrophone training school at,
naval work at,
Gauchet, Vice-Admiral,
Geddes, Sir Eric, becomes Admiralty Controller,
becomes First Lord,
disappointing forecasts of,
General Headquarters in France, Staff organization at,
German Army, von Schellendorft; on Staff work in,
German attacks on convoys,
campaign against merchant shipping,
operations in the Baltic against Russia,
prisoners assist a decoy ship to port,
star shells, efficiency of,
submarine commanders and decoy ships,
submarine fleet at commencement of war and subsequent additions,
view of entry of America into the war,
Germans, the, a new weapon of,
destroy their submarines,
their choice of objectives for night attacks,
their lack of enterprise,
tip-and-run raids by,
Germany, America declares war on,
estimated total of submarines in 1917,
her submarine production,
naval programme of,
submarine force of and her losses,
Gibb, Colonel Alexander,
Gibraltar, an American detachment at,
an experimental convoy collected at,
Gibraltar convoy, the,
a reason for heavy losses in,
Gibraltar convoy, the, losses in 1917,
_Glen_ (decoy ship),
_Goeben_ severely damaged,
Gough-Calthorpe, Vice-Admiral the Hon. Sir Somerset, his Mediterranean
_Gowan Lea_,
_Grand Duke_ trawler,
Grand Fleet, the, changes in command of,
destroyers and,
destroyers used for Atlantic trade,
Grant, Captain H.W.,
Grant, Rear-Admiral Heathcote, his command at Gibraltar,
Greenock, instructional anti-submarine school at,
Gunnery courses for cadets and apprentices,

Haig, Sir Douglas (Earl), commends work of air force,
Halifax convoy, the,
Hall, Rear-Admiral Sir Reginald,
Halsey, Captain Arthur, appointed Naval Vice-Consul at Bergen,
Halsey, Commodore (Rear-Admiral) Lionel,
becomes Third Sea Lord,
Hampton Roads and New York convoy,
losses in 1917,
Harwich, hydrophone station at,
Harwich force, the, and its commander,
duties of,
intercepts a flotilla of German destroyers,
Hawkcraig, hydrophone station at,
Heath, Vice-Admiral Sir H.L.,
Heligoland Bight, mining of,
proclaimed a dangerous area,
Henderson, Captain Reginald G.H.,
a tribute to,
Henderson, Captain Reginald G.H., and the convoy system,
Homeward-bound convoys, losses in,
Hope, Rear-Admiral George P.W., appointed Deputy First Sea Lord,
Hopwood, Sir Francis (Lord Southborough),
Hotham, Captain A.G.,
Howard, Captain W. Vansittart,
Howitzers and bomb-throwers,
Hydrophone stations and training schools,
fitted to auxiliary patrols,

Irvine, Lieutenant, fights a submarine,

Jackson, Admiral Sir Heney,
First Sea Lord,
Jackson, Captain, injured in a motor accident,
Japanese destroyers in the Mediterranean,
Jellicoe, Admiral (Viscount Jellicoe of Scapa), a personal telegram to
Mr. Schwab,
a tour of the British Empire and its lessons,
amicable relations with U.S. Navy,
and merchant ship construction,
and the building programme of 1916,
and the Dover Patrol,
and the future naval policy,
and the reorganization at the Admiralty,
and the submarine menace,
Jellicoe, Admiral (Viscount Jellicoe of Scapa), becomes First Sea Lord
and Chief of Naval Staff,
confers with Mr. Balfour,
friendship with Admiral Mayo,
his admiration for the work of Admiral Sir Henry Oliver,
his proposals for Admiralty reorganization,
on the convoy system,
on the work of destroyers,
praises work and organization of convoys,
relations with Admiral Sims,
unveils a memorial to Lieut. Commander Sanders,
visits New Zealand,
witnesses bombardment of Ostend,
wounded in the Boxer campaign,
Jutland battle, and the shells used in,

Kite balloons,

Lacaze, Admiral,
Lambe, Captain C.L., and his command,
Lamlash convoy, the,
losses in 1917,
League of Nations, the,
Learmonth, Captain F.C.,
Lerwick as junction for convoy system,
enemy mining of,
Leslie, N.A.,
Ley, Rear-Admiral J.C.,
Litchfield-Speer, Captain,
Lockyer, Commander E.L.B.,
Longden, Captain H.W.
Lowestoft, average daily number of vessels passing,
bombardment of,
_Lusitania_, loss of,

MacNamara, Right Hon. T.J.,
Madden, Admiral Sir Charles,
Malta, hydrophone training school at,
Manisty, Fleet Paymaster H.W.E.,
appointed Organizing Manager of Convoys,
Margate, bombardment of,
Mark-Wardlaw, Lieutenant, decoy ship of,
Marx, Admiral J.L.,
Mary _Rose_, sinking of,
Mayo, Admiral, and author,
object of his visit to England,
visits Grand Fleet,
witnesses bombardment of Ostend,
Mediterranean, the, Japanese destroyers in,
narrow waters of,
need of a unified command in,
shipping losses in 1917 in,
Mercantile marine, daily average of,
passing Lowestoft and Dover,
schools of instruction for,
wireless for,
(See also Merchant ships)
Mercantile Movements Division, formation of,
its head,
Mercantile repair work,
Merchant ships, arming of,
losses of,
route orders for,
submarines and,
(Cf. Mercantile marine)
Merz, Sir Charles H.,
Milford Haven convoy, the,
losses in 1917,
Mine-cutters (see Paravanes)
Minelayers, fleet of, strengthened,
Minelaying, British and German methods of, contrasted,
Minelaying by submarines,
difficulty of dealing with problem of,
Mine net barrage, definition of,
Mines, American,
Britain, number laid in 1915-17,
number of submarines sunk by,
Mines and minefields,
as protection against enemy submarines,
"H" type of,
improved type of,
inadequate supply of,
influence of, in Great War,
Minesweepers, delay in deliveries of,
Minesweeping and patrol services,
Minesweeping craft, damage caused by mines to,
gallantry of officers and men of,
Minesweeping Division, formation of the,
Minesweeping, introduction of a chain-sweep,
statistics for 1916, 1917,
Ministry of Munitions, formation of,
Mobilization and Movements Department, formation of,
Monitor M15, loss of,
Monitors, bombardment of enemy ports by,
Morris, Sub-Lieutenant K.,
Motor boats, coastal,
launches as submarine hunters,
fitted with hydrophones,
in home waters and in the Mediterranean,
Murray, Sir O.,

Nash, Mr., invents the "fish" hydrophone,
Naval Ordnance Department, the, changes in,
Naval Staff and the movements of convoys,
confers with masters of cargo steamers,
minesweeping section of,
Operations Division of, strengthened,
reorganization of,
Navy, the, a specialized profession,
considerations on the future of,
personnel of: importance of,
Staff work in,
work of, during 1917,
_Nelson_ attacked and sunk,
Net barrage at Dover,
Net protection against torpedo fire,
at ports of assembly,
Nets as an anti-submarine measure,
New York and Hampton Roads convoy,
losses in 1917,
Nicholson, Captain R.L.,
North Foreland, the, naval guns mounted in vicinity of,
star shells supplied to,
North Sea barrage, the,
advantages and disadvantages of,
North Sea, the, convoy system at work in,
Norway convoy, the,

Oil tankers, serious loss of,
Oliver, Vice-Admiral Sir Henry,
and mining operations,
becomes D.C.N.S.,
his valuable work,
Ommanney, Admiral R.N., an appreciation of his services,
Operations Division of Naval Staff strengthened,
Ordnance production, delay in,
Ostend, bombardment of,
Otranto, hydrophone station at,
Otranto, Straits of, a drifter patrol attacked by Austrian light
mining the,
"Otter" mine destroyers,
Outward-bound convoys, losses in,
Overseas trade, vessels sunk in 1917,

"P" Boats, fitted with "fish" hydrophones,
hunting flotillas of,
_P. Fannon_,
Page, Mr. W.H., relations with author,
Paget, Admiral Sir Alfred,
Paine, Commodore Godfrey,
joins the Air Council,
Palestine, work of the Navy off coast of,
Paravanes, and their use,
_Pargust_ (decoy ship),
_Partridge_, sinking of,
Patrol craft and minesweeping services,
a tribute to officers and men of,
as decoy vessels,
hydrophones for,
lack of British,
retired officers volunteer for work in,
synopsis of losses among,
Patrol gunboats,
Pease, Mr. A.F.,
_Pellew_, damaged in action,
Persius, Captain, and the construction of German submarines,
Personnel of the Navy, importance of,
Piave, the, Austrian advance to,
Pirie, Lord, becomes Controller-General of Merchant Shipbuilding,
Pitcher, Petty-Officer Ernest, awarded V.C.,
Plymouth convoy, the,
losses in 1917,
Pola, Germans destroy their submarines at,
Portland, submarine-hunting flotillas at,
Ports of assembly for Atlantic convoy system,
Portsmouth, gunnery courses for cadets and apprentices at,
instructional anti-submarine school at,
Pound, Captain A.D.P.,
Preston, Captain Lionel G., Head of Minesweeping Service,
Pretyman, Right Hon. E.G.,
_Prince Charles_, success of, against an enemy submarine,
Pringle, Captain, appointed Chief of Staff to Sir Lewis Bayly,
_Prize_ sinks a submarine,
Production of warships, etc., and forecasts of _et seq._,
Projectiles, anti-submarine,
"Protected sailings," system of,

Q-Boats (_see_ Decoy ships),
Q22 in action with a submarine,
Queenstown, amicable relations between British and U.S. Navies at,
Queenstown convoy, the,

Ramsgate, bombardment of,
Rawlinson, General Sir Henry (Lord), confers with Admiral Bacon,
Red Sea, naval operations in,
Rodman, Rear-Admiral Hugh,
Route orders, and principle on which compiled,
Royal Naval Air Service, the, activities of,
bombs enemy bases,
Royal Naval Air Service, the, in the Eastern theatre of war,
Russian Baltic Fleet, the,
demobilization of,
Russian Navy, the defection of,
Russo-Japanese war, the,
Ryan, Captain, experimental work of,

_St. Louis_ mined outside Liverpool,
Salonika, Navy co-operation with Army in,
Sanders, Lieutenant W. E., actions with submarines,
awarded the V.C.,
memorial to,
Scandinavian convoy, the,
enemy attacks on a,
loose station-keeping of ships in,
losses in 1917,
Scapa, a conference at,
Scarlett, Wing-Captain F.R.,
Scheer, Admiral, his work on the High Sea Fleet,
on the convoy system,
Schellendorff, von, on German Army Staffs,
Schwab, Mr.,
Sea, the, considerations on future safeguarding of,
Seaplane, advent of "America" type of,
Seaplane carriers,
Seaplane stations,
Shipbuilding Advisory Committee,
Shipbuilding programme of 1916, British,
Shipping (British, Allied and neutral), losses in 1917,
Shipping Controller, appointment of a,
Sierra Leone convoy, the,
Signalling arrangements for convoys,
instruction in,
Simpson, Rear-Admiral C.H.,
Sims, Vice-Admiral W.S., arrives in London,
ensures unity of command,
his career,
hoists his flag at Queenstown,
in command of U.S. forces in European waters,
Singer, Admiral Morgan,
Smoke screens,
Spanish-American War, the,
Special service or decoy ships,
Specialist training in the Navy,
Speed, importance of, in convoy system,
Star shells, introduction of,
Startin, Admiral Sir James, the Albert Medal for,
_Staunch_ sunk by submarine,
_Slonecrop_ (decoy ship) sinks a submarine,
_Strongbow_, sinking of,
Submarine attacks on decoy ships,
campaign of 1917, the,
danger, the, difficulties of combating,
detector, an electrical,
-hunting flotillas,
warfare, offensive and defensive measures against,
Submarines, British, delay in deliveries of,
estimated number of enemy sinkings by,
fitted as minelayers,
length of time taken in construction of,
offensive use of,
operations against enemy submarines,
production of,
value of depth charges against,
Submarines, German,
aircraft attacks on,
Allied losses by, 1916-17,
as minelayers,
devices for circumventing,
losses of,
Submarines, German, rapid construction of,
success of, in the Mediterranean,
_Swift_, action with German destroyers,
Sydney (Cape Breton) convoy, the,
Syrian Coast, the, operations on,

Taussig, Lieut-Commander T.K.,
"Taut wire" gear, value of the device,
_Terror_, bombardment of Ostend by,
Thames Estuary, mines laid in the,
Torpedo and Mining Department, the
valuable work of,
Torpedo, the, in general use,
Tothill, Rear-Admiral H.H.D.,
Trade Division of the Naval Staff, the,
"Trawler Reserve," the,
Trawlers as minesweepers,
convoy work of,
delay in deliveries of,
hunting flotilla work of,
Troop transports, escorts for,
Tyrwhitt, Rear-Admiral Sir Reginald, and his command,

U-Boats, various types of, (see also Submarines, German)
Unescorted ships, losses by submarine attack in 1917,
United Kingdom, the, approach areas for traffic to,
coast divided into areas for patrol and minesweeping,
United States Navy, a detachment dispatched to Gibraltar,
co-operation with British Navy,
In 1917,
United States, the, a new type of mine produced in,
United States, the, and the convoy system,
declares war on Germany,
rate of ship production in,
(See also America)
"Unrestricted submarine warfare," object of,
opening of,

_Vengeance_, experimental tests in,
Villiers, Captain Edward C., net protection device of,

Warship production in 1917,
Watt, I., skipper of _Gowan Lea_,
Webb, Captain Richard, in charge of Trade Division,
Wemyss, Vice-Admiral Sir Rosslyn, becomes Deputy First Sea Lord,
Chief of Naval Staff,
Whalers and their work,
White Sea, the, British naval work in,
Whitehead, Captain Frederic A., Director of Mercantile Movements
Wilde, Commander J.S.,
Wilson, Admiral Sir Arthur, anti-submarine measures of,
Wireless, importance of, in convoys,
provided for the Mercantile Marine,
patrol work of,

Zeebrugge, aerial bombing attacks on,
bombardment of,
Zeppelin assists in a hunt for a British submarine,

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