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Source Map No. Time period GMT Subject Time
Groos 1 German U-boat dispositions till 03:30 31.5.16 German
Groos 2 15:15 – 16:45 14:15 – 15:15 Initial cruiser action German
Groos 3 15:45 – 16:15 14:45 – 15:15 Attack on the 2nd Scouting group German
Groos 4 16:15 – 16:48 15:15 – 15:48 Battle cruiser action German
Groos 5 16:48 – 17:10 15:48 – 16:10 Battle cruiser action German
Groos 6 17:10 – 17:30 16:10 – 16:30 5th BS enters German
Groos 7 17:30 – 17:48 16:30 – 16:48 Approach of High Seas Fleet German
Groos 8 17:48 – 18:10 16:48 – 17:10 British battle -cruiser Turnabout German
Groos 9 18:10 – 18:35 17:10 – 17:35 The stern chase of the 5th BS German
Groos 10 18:35 – 18:55 17:35 – 17:55 Meeting with the 3rd BCS German
Groos 11 18:55 – 19:10 17:55 – 18:10 First Turn Away of battle-cruisers German
Groos 12 19:10 – 19:20 18:10 – 18:20 Wiesbaden under attack German
Groos 13 19:20 – 19:25 18:20 – 18:25 Heavy concentration in the first T German
Groos 14 19:25 – 19:30 18:25 – 18:30 Fire concentration on the German van German
Groos 15 19:30 – 19:35 18:30 – 18:35 Ist Battle Turn of German main battle fleet German
Groos 16 19:35 – 19:40 18:35 – 18:40 German torpedo launch on British batte-cruisers German
Groos 17 19:40 – 19:45 18:40 – 18:45
Groos 18 19:45 – 19:50 18:45 – 18:50 Light cruiser actions German
Groos 19 19:50 – 19:55 18:50 – 18:55 HMS Marlborough torpedoed German
Groos 20 19:55 – 20:00 18:55 – 19:00 2nd Battle Turn of German main battle fleet German
Groos 21 20:00 – 20:05 19:00 – 19:05 Fire concentration on German battle-cruisers German
Groos 22 20:05 – 20:10 19:05 – 19:10 German
Groos 23 20:10 – 20:15 19:10 – 19:15 2nd Crossing of the German T German
Groos 24 20:15 – 20:20 19:15 – 19:20 3rd Battle Turn away of the German Fleet German
Groos 25 20:20 – 20:25 19:20 – 19:25 Turn Away of the British main battle fleet German
Groos 26 20:25 – 20:30 19:25 – 19:30 Escape of German fleet and battle-cruisers German
Groos 27 20:30 – 20:35 19:30 – 19:35 Battle contact lost German
Groos 28 20:35- 20:55 20:35- 20:55 Renewed closing of the gap between the fleets German
Groos 29 20:55 – 21:15 19:55 – 20:15 Renewed sighting German
Groos 30 21:15 – 21:35 20:15 – 20:35 New pressure on the German van German
Groos 31 21.35 – 22:05 20.35 – 21:05 British main battle Fleet changes course German
Groos 32 22:05 – 22:35 21:05 – 21:35 British battle cruisers alter course German
Groos 33 22:35 – 23:10 21:35 – 22:10 7th Flotilla and 4th Destroyer Flotilla actions German
Groos 34 23:10 – 23:50 22:10 – 22:50 Night actions German
Groos 35 00:00 – 04:00 23:00 – 03:00 Night progress of both fleets from midnight to 4am German
Groos 36 04:00 – 13:00 03:00 – 12:00 Entry to harbour German
Harper 1 13:00 12:00 Tracks of British Squadrons from noon till “commencement of action” British
Harper 2 18:35 – 22:10 17:35 – 21:10 British
Harper 3 15:00 – 16:35 14:00 – 15:35 Ist part of battle-cruiser action British
Harper 4 15:32 14:32 Approximate position of ships at 14:32. Destroyer Flotillas are not shown British
Harper 5 16:45 – 18:00 15:45 – 17:00 2nd phase of the battle-cruiser action British
Harper 6 16:47 15:47 Approximate position of ships at 15:47. Destroyer Flotillas are not shown British
Harper 7 17:40 16:40 Approximate position of ships at 16:40.Destroyer Flotillas are not shown British
Harper 8 18:00 – 19:00 17:00 – 18:00 3rd phase of battle-cruiser action including joing up with main battle Fleet British
Harper 9 18:56 17:56 Approximate position of ships at 17:56. Destroyer Flotillas are not shown British
Harper 10 19:00 – 21:00 18:00 – 20:00 Main battle action between main battle fleets British
Harper 11 19:44 18:44 Approximate position of ships at 18:44. Destroyer Flotillas are not shown British
Harper 12 20:15 19:15 Approximate position of ships at 19:15. Destroyer Flotillas are not shown with the exception of German destroyers attacking. British
Harper 13 20:25 19:25 Approximate position of ships at 19:15. Destroyer Flotillas are not shown with the exception of German Half Flotillas attacking. British
Harper 14 21:00 – 22:00 20:00 – 21:00 Plan of Action between Main Fleets 8pm and 9pm 31st May, 1916 British
Harper 15 22:00 – 04:30 21:00 – 03:30 Destroyer actions showing movements between 9pm 31st May and 3:30am on June 1st 1916. British
Harper 16 21:00 20:00 Approximate position of ships at 10pm. British
Harper 17 03:50 02:50 Approximate position of ships at 2:50am on 1st June. Destroyer flotillas are not shown British
Harper 18 04:30 – 13:00 03:30 – 12:00 Movements between 3:30am and noon on June 1st 1916 British