HMS Lion is shelled and HMS Queen Mary is blown up by German shells during the battle
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Commemorating the Battle of Jutland on the island of Hoy

The centenary of the biggest naval engagement of World War One is being commemorated.

The Battle of Jutland off the coast of Denmark involved some 250 ships from the Royal Navy's Grand Fleet and the German High Seas Fleet.

A service is being held at Lyness Cemetery on the island of Hoy - the final resting place for more than 450 service personnel who died in the war.

  • 31 May 2016
  • From the section UK