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"How the US Navy won the Battle of Jutland" Topic

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Bob the Temple Builder09 Nov 2018 3:34 a.m. PST

The title of this topic is a bit disingenuous in that the US Navy has never claimed to have won the Battle of Jutland … but they did use the results of the battle to test and to improve the wargame rules used at the US Naval War College, Newport, RI.

Yesterday I had the opportunity to take part in a wargame organised by members of the US Naval War College at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. It was a very interesting experience, and my blog has a report about it here = link

Personal logo chicklewis Supporting Member of TMP09 Nov 2018 6:17 a.m. PST

Nice report, Bob !

You fired twice at HMS Colossus, but didn't say if you hit and damaged her.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP09 Nov 2018 6:25 a.m. PST

Sounds like a great time – thanks for sharing

Bob the Temple Builder09 Nov 2018 6:41 a.m. PST


Players were not informed of the damage they caused, only the damage their ship suffered.

Akalabeth Inactive Member09 Nov 2018 9:49 a.m. PST


Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP09 Nov 2018 7:13 p.m. PST

The naval battle of Texel (2nd Jutland).

Personal logo chicklewis Supporting Member of TMP10 Nov 2018 5:12 a.m. PST

Bob, how could you resist introducing yourself post-game to the commander of the Colossus and asking him ??

You are clearly a better man than I.

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