Port at Libau, on the Baltic, is in a region less liable to be icebound in the winter.
This was about eight miles off shore, opposite Libau, Russia.
Ivan of the Bridge grew to full stature on that first night out from Libau.
The Libau—why she received this name will be explained later—was an almost new English steamer.
There are ironworks and flour-mills; and corn and timber are shipped to Libau.
April 6—German seaplane is brought down by the Russians off Libau, after dropping bombs on city, the aviators being captured.
As a result of that, the Libau was so top-heavy that if we encountered stormy weather, there was a great danger of her capsizing.
We were prisoners of war, all taken before Christmas 1914, and had been drafted to Libau, on the Baltic coast.
Jan. 26—Russians bring down German airship that bombarded Libau.
Jews from Riga and Libau are brigaded with huge Siberians, whose marching must constitute a world record.