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The Battle of Dogger Bank : January 1915


The naval arms race between Britain and Germany had, in the early years of the 20th Century, been a major contribution to the increasing tensions in Europe. On the outbreak of the First World War it was uncertain how the Imperial German Navy would be used. Would the Germans challenge the British in the hope of eliminating the Royal Navy's superiori…

Ocean Greyhounds: The Battle of Dogger Bank by Dr Scott Lindgren


In January 1915, the British Battlecruiser Fleet under David Beatty pursued the German 1st Scouting Ground under Franz Hipper, sinking one vessel. The British had intercepted and decoded German wireless transmissions, gaining advance knowledge that a German raiding squadron was heading for Dogger Bank and ships of the Grand Fleet sailed to intercep…