Battle o Jutland

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Battle o Jutland
Pairt o Warld War I
Map of the Battle of Jutland, 1916.svg
The Battle o Jutland, 1916
Date31 Mey – 1 Juin 1916
LocationNorth Sea, near Denmark
56°42′N 5°52′E / 56.700°N 5.867°E / 56.700; 5.867Coordinates: 56°42′N 5°52′E / 56.700°N 5.867°E / 56.700; 5.867
Result Tactically inconclusive; Strategic Breetish victory

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Commanders an leaders
Unitit Kinrick Sir John Jellicoe
Unitit Kinrick Sir David Beatty
German Empire Reinhard Scheer
German Empire Franz Hipper
Tot: 151 combat ships
28 battleships
9 battlecruisers
8 airmoured cruisers
26 licht cruisers
78 destroyers
1 minelayer
1 seaplane carrier
Tot: 99 combat ships
16 battleships
5 battlecruisers
6 pre-dreadnoughts
11 licht cruisers
61 torpedo-boats[lower-alpha 1]
Casualties an losses
6,094 killed
674 woondit
177 captured
3 battlecruisers
3 airmoured cruisers
8 destroyers
(113,300 tons sunk)[2]
2,551 killed
507 woondit
1 battlecruiser
1 pre-dreadnought
4 licht cruisers
5 torpedo-boats
(62,300 tons sunk)[2]

The Battle o Jutland (German: Skagerrakschlacht, the Battle o Skagerrak) wis a naval battle foucht bi the Breetish Ryal Navy's Grand Fleet unner Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, against the Imperial German Navy's Heich Seas Fleet unner Vice-Admiral Reinhard Scheer during the First Warld War.[1]

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  1. Throuoot this airticle the terms "torpedo boat" (sometimes "torpedo-boat") an "destroyer" are uised interchyngeably tae refer to the same cless o vessels in the German Navy.

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