JELLICOE PAPERS. Vol. XXIII. Jellicoe's own set of Grand Fleet Battle Orders used by him at the Battle of Jutland; 1915, 1916.

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JELLICOE PAPERS. Vol. XXIII (ff. 178). Grand Fleet Battle Orders; 1915, 1916. Printed, with printed, typewritten, and MS. amendments. Jellicoe's own set, used by him at the Battle of Jutland.

Admiral of the Fleet John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe: Correspondence and papers: 1893-1935.

Navy; England: Papers of Lord Jellicoe: 1893-1935.

Grand Fleet Battle Orders divided into sections by tabs labelled with specific topics. Contains errata and addenda with crossings-out, amendments and annotations throughout.

Also includes the following: memorandum on torpedo attack by destroyer flotillas on the enemy’s battlefleet, with diagrams and table; notes on defence of battlefleet against enemy torpedo attack, with diagrams; memo on HMS Campania and kite balloons; Orders for the Grand Fleet in the event of an invasion; memo on action to be taken on receipt of information of an enemy commerce raider or raiders being about to sail or having sailed from an enemy port with the intention of breaking out into the Atlantic; memo on submarine screens, with diagrams; memo on Oblique Pendant, with tables; instructions for the conduct of a fleet in action; notes on procedures of the German navy; and Grand Fleet Reporting Card 1915 and Battlefleet Reporting Table 1916.

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