The Grand Fleet 1914-1916

Its Creation, Development and Work

Jellicoe, Admiral Viscount Jellicoe of Scapa: 1919 London, hardcover 517 pages. The Grand Fleet was the main fleet of the British Royal Navy during the First World War. History. It was formed in 1914 by the British Atlantic Fleet combined with the Home Fleet and it included 35-40 state-of-the-art capital ships. It was initially commanded by Admiral Sir John Jellicoe. He was succeeded Admiral Sir David Beatty in 1916. The Grand Fleet was based in Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands and only took part in one fleet action during the war - the indecisive Battle of Jutland. After the war the Grand Fleet was disbanded with much of its strength forming a new Atlantic Fleet. With four inserted folding-out maps. In very good condition

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