JELLICOE PAPERS. Vol. XXXV. Set of diagrams on various scales, lettered A-CCC, prepared under the direction of Capt. Harper to illustrate 'Official Record of the Battle of Jutland, 30th May to 1st June 1916, with Appendices and Plans', by Capt. John Ernest Troyte Harper and showing the movements of British and German ships; circa 1920.

Scope and Content

Vol. XXXV, circa 1920

Maps and Plans: Diagrams showing movements of British and German ships in Battle of Jutland: 1919-1926: Mostly lithogr.

Lithographed by A. Malby and Sons, except for Vol. XXXV B which is in ink. Includes annotations by Jellicoe and Harper. See also Add. MS. 54479.

27 diagrams lettered A-CC. Please note that letters J and U are not used.

The contents is as follows:

A Handwritten note ‘Harpers diagrams’

B Hand drawn diagram showing movement of ships, with timings. HMS Invincible and HMS Colossus are marked.

C Tracks of British Squadrons from Noon 31st May 1916, until commencement of Action

D Battle of Jutland May 31st 1916

E Battle Cruiser Action First Phase. 2 P.M. to 3.40 P.M. May 31st 1916

F Approximate positions of ships at 2.32 p.m. on 31st May 1916. Destroyer Flotillas are not shown.

G Battle Cruiser Action, Second Phase 3.40 to 5 P.M. May 31st 1916

H Approximate positions of ships at 3.47 p.m. on 31st May, 1916. Destroyer Flotillas are not shown

I Approximate positions of ships at 4.40 p.m. on 31st May, 1916. Destroyer Flotillas are not shown

[J is not used]

K Battle Cruiser Action Third Phase. Including junction with Battle Fleet 5 P.M. to 6 P.M. May 31st 1916

L Approximate positions of ships at 5.56 p.m. on 31st May 1916. Destroyer Flotilla are not shown.

M Plan of Action between Main Fleets 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 31st May 1916

N Approximate positions of ships at 6.44 p.m. on 31st May 1916

O Approximate positions of ships at 7.15 p.m. on 31st May 1916. Destroyer flotillas are not shown, with exception of German Destroyers attacking

P Approximate positions of ships at 7.25 p.m. on 31st May, 1916. Destroyer flotillas are not shown, with exception of German half flotillas attacking

Q Plan of Action between Main Fleets 8 P.M. to 9 P.M. 31st May, 1916

R Destoyer Actions. Shewing Movements between 9 P.M. 31st May., and 3.30 A.M. 1st June 1916

S Approximate positions of ships at 10.00 p.m. on 31st May 1916

T Approximate positions of ships at 2.50 a.m. on 1st June 1916. Destroyer Flotillas are not shown.

[U is not used]

V Movements between 3.30 A.M. and Noon 1st June 1916

W German Plan I. Plan of Intended Operations, 31st May.

X German Plan II. Submarine Patrol Areas.

Y German Plan III. The Advance on 31st May

Z German Plan IV. Battle Cruiser Action.

AA German Plan V. Movements of German High Sea Fleet and approximate position of British Fleet in the Battle of Jutland on the 31st May 1916

BB German Plan VI. Diagrams of important phases of the Battle of Jutland

CC German Plan VII. Return of the Main Fleet 31st May-1st June

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