Map charts heritage of the Battle of Jutland

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AN INTERACTIVE map recording the people involved in the biggest naval battle of the First World War has been created to mark its 100th anniversary.

Portsmouth’s National Museum of the Royal Navy has launched the website so people can share and discover the stories of the men and women connected to the Battle of Jutland.

Nick Jellicoe, grandson of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, commander of the British Grand Fleet, said: ‘This is one of those moments where engaging with the interactive map and what the museum is providing is a real opportunity to fill in some parts of a jigsaw, a family jigsaw you’ve never been able to solve.’

The museum will host an exhibition marking the centenary of the battle from May 12.

The map can be found at