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The battle of jutland

  1. 1. Midshipmen Muhammad Shafiq Ridzuan bin Mohd Fadzil NDUM Year Two 10th August 2011 1BERILMU MEMIMPIN BERKORBAN
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  3. 3.  Introduction . Who involve in the battle? Their goal and tactic used. Who won the battle? Lesson learned. 3
  4. 4.  Also called the Battle of the Skagerrak by the Germans Took place in the North Sea off the coast of Jutland (Denmark) Occurred over two days: May 31 and June 1, 1916 4
  5. 5.  First and the only full scale battleship clash during WW I Involving the German High Seas Fleet and the British Grand Fleet 5
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  7. 7. Naval ConfrontationBritish Royal Navy German Imperial Grand Fleet Navy High Seas Fleet 7
  8. 8. Reinhard Scheer, German fleet commanderJohn Jellicoe, British fleet commander David Beatty, commander of the Franz Hipper, commander of the British battle cruiser squadron German battle cruiser squadron 8
  9. 9. High Sea Fleet Grand Fleet◦ Defeat portions of the Grand Fleet in small engagements Avoid German mines and torpedo boats near the coast.◦ Disrupt the Grand Fleet formation Destroy High Seas Fleet in a large engagement.◦ Lure Beatty’s fleet towards the Germany Main Fleet 9
  10. 10. • Principle of ‘Concentration of Force’ - Allowing relatively easy maneuvering - Ease the passing of the signals necessary for command and control. - The fleet can change its heading faster 1 0
  11. 11. Crossing the T 11
  12. 12. Crossing the T-Almost all the guns of the Grand Fleet could be brought tobear on the German ships-Only the forward guns of the High Seas Fleet could fire atthe British-Ships further back in the German line could not reach theBritish ships with their guns 12
  13. 13. • Ends in a tactical draw - German failed to annihilate a portion of the British Grand fleet -Most of the German’s ship had been destroyed -British failed to destroy the German completely -British lost more ship than the German 13
  14. 14. Strength British GermanDreadnoughts 28 16preDreadnoughts 0 6Battle cruisers 9 5Armored cruisers 8 0Light cruisers 26 11Destroyers 78 61Seaplane carrier 1 0Mine sweeper 1 0 14
  15. 15. Losses British GermanDreadnoughts 0 0preDreadnoughts 0 1Battle cruisers 3 1Light cruisers 0 4Armored cruisers 4 0Destroyers 8 5Men 6094 2551 15
  16. 16. • Controversy - Jellicoe was criticized - The controversy raged for a decade - Jellicoe promoted to the First Sea Lord - Beatty replace Jellicoe as the Fleet Commander 16
  17. 17.  Importance of good education- tactical planning Leadership is important in every leader. The importance of making a good decision. 17
  18. 18. Q&A 18BERILMU MEMIMPIN BERKORBAN

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