Naval combat in the bay of Monfalcone

The later parts of May contained the first major naval combat of the War.
Early rounds of the clash saw the Italian navy getting some hits on the Austria-Hungarian naval units. At first the battle was a tactical draw with the both combatants having minor hits on the other side. As the battle got more intense, some major hits where scored.
One of the Royal Navy's task force, that where sent to reinforce the Italian forces, where the first to sustain fatal hits. only minor supporting ships could limp out of the battle and reach safe harbours.

As this report is written, the battle is not ower.
Further reports will follow.

R.Admiral Beaty
Entente Naval Forces