Action of 17 October, 1914

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The Battle off Texel was a light forces action near the Dutch coast on 17 October, 1914.

The British light cruiser Undaunted, leading a force of four Laforey class destroyers, encountered four obsolescent German torpedo boats heading out to sow mines.


Undaunted led Lennox, Lance, Loyal and Legion of the Third Destroyer Flotilla against the smaller and more elderly S 115, S 117, S 118 and S 119 of the German 7th Half-flotilla.

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