The Grand Scuttle

T. Simmons, Mark
June 1999
Military History;Jun99, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p54
Discusses the scuttling of the Imperial German High Seas Fleet on the command of Admiral Ludwig von Reuter on June 21, 1919 near Orkney Islands, Scotland. Construction of the fleet between 1898 and 1914; Role of Captain Alfred von Tirpitz in its creation; Battles fought with Britain's Grand Fleet; Consequences of the end of World War I in November 11, 1918 to the fleet.


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