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Scuppering at Scapa
World War I
"In 1919 the German fleet was sunk at Scapa Flow by the Germans themselves. Test your knowledge of this incident."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Where is Scapa Flow?
When the Armistice was signed in Novemver 1918, a number of specified German ships were to be interned. Where?
It never said
A neutral port
How many specified ships were to be handed over to the British?
Who was given overall command of the German ships while they were to be interned?
Admiral Graf Spee
Admiral Gunther Tirpitz
Admiral Ludwig von Reuter
Admiral Wilhelm Scheer
On what date did the scuttle take place?
May 20th, 1919
March 5th, 1919
January 2nd, 1919
June 21st, 1919
On that morning the admiral looked his fleet over with a telescope for the last time. Then ordered an encrypted message to be sent to all the German ships. What was the message?
Here we go
Hansel and Gretel
Paragraph eleven confirm
How was the order to scuttle passed to the other ships?
Who was responsible on each ship for opening the valves to flood the ships?
Certain enlisted men
Selected senior officers
Cooks and stewards
Did Britain ever accuse Berlin of ordering the sinking of the German ships at Scapa?
What happened to the admiral who commanded the German ships at Scapa?
He was courtmartialed for destruction of German property
He went home a hero
He died on his flagship
He was awarded the title 'Admiral of Scapa'
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