This Week’s War: 121

Britannic the great White Star liner 48 000 tons sunk in aegan sea. Was… a hospital ship, but no wounded on board. Doctors & crew rescued except 50. Seems a dastardly business – but whether sunk by Germans or by (maybe) one of our own mines, not yet known.

Tuesday 21st November 1916. Diary of John Bruce Glasier [Glasier papers, GP/2/1/23].