The Story of the Submarine

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Century, 1916 - Submarines (Ships) - 211 pages
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Page 195 - The rights of neutrals in time of war are based upon principle, not upon expediency, and the principles are immutable. It is the duty and obligation of belligerents to find a way to adapt the new circumstances to them.
Page 197 - Liners will not be sunk by our submarines without warning and without safety of the lives of noncombatants, provided that the liners do not try to escape or offer resistance.
Page 24 - A hundred men with each a pen, Or more upon my word, sir, It is most true would be too few, Their valor to record, sir.
Page 193 - The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment.
Page 178 - If such a deplorable situation should arise, the Imperial German Government can readily appreciate that the Government of the United States would be constrained to hold the Imperial German Government to a strict accountability for such acts of their naval authorities and to take any steps it might be necessary to take to safeguard American lives and property and to secure to American citizens the full enjoyment of their acknowledged rights on the high seas.
Page 190 - NOTICE. TRAVELLERS intending to embark on the Atlantic voyage are reminded that a state of war exists between Germany and her allies and Great Britain and her allies; that the zone of war includes the waters adjacent to the British Isles ; that, in accordance with formal notice given by the Imperial German Government. vessels flying the flag of Great Britain, or of any of her allies.
Page 24 - The motley crew, in vessels new, With Satan for their guide, sir, Pack'd up in bags, or wooden kegs, Come driving down the tide, sir. " Therefore prepare for bloody war, — These kegs must all be routed, Or surely we despised shall be, And British courage doubted.
Page 199 - The orders issued by His Majesty the Emperor to the commanders of the German submarines — of which I notified you on a previous occasion — have been made so stringent that the recurrence of incidents similar to the Arabic case is considered out of the question.
Page 15 - ... covers to secure them. There were two air-pipes in the crown. A ventilator within drew fresh air through one of the airpipes, and discharged it into the lower part of the vessel ; the fresh air introduced by the ventilator expelled the impure light air through the other air-pipe.
Page 3 - I'll shew you, sir. It is an automa, runs under water, With a snug nose, and has a nimble tail Made like an auger, with which tail she wriggles Betwixt the costs of a ship, and sinks it straight.

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