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I have been starting to collect the imperial tallies of the many ships that took place during the battle of Jutland.  I wanted to share the ones I currently have.

These are currently on their way to me as of this time.  I have photo edited them to save space.   Thanks for looking.

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Here are some others.

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Both the silver thread and the gold thread S.M.S Derfflinger

Reference:

Gold script:  Seemännisches Personnel (Deck Related professions)

Silver Script: Schiffstechnisches Personnel (Engineering, technical)

Red Script: Cadets/shipboys

 

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Some of the other Imperial ships at Jutland, tallies in wear: -

Starting with SMS Helgoland:

www.stampcommunity.org/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=21046&whichpage=2

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SMS Hessen: 

www.sammlermarkt-nord.net/shop/sailor-hessen-p-1241.html?language=en

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SMS Frauenlob:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton_Schmitt

Bootsmannsmaat Anton Schmitt (died 31 May 1916) was killed during the battle of Jutland.

 

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SMS Hamburg:

www.europeana.eu/portal/en/record/2020601/contributions_12636.html

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SMS Stuttgart:

www.ebay.ie/itm/Matrosen-der-SMS-Stuttgart-ca-1-Weltkrieg-German-marines-sailor-boys-RPPC-c-1915/273883825809?hash=item3fc4bf8691:g:b~EAAOSwRNRbCSmg

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SMS Frankfurt:

www.ebay.ie/itm/Foto-Ak-Wk1-Matrose-der-S-M-S-Frankfurt-N-20353-/382792076701?hash=item59202f8d9d

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SMS Pillau: 

www.wendland-archiv.de/details/Paul%20Matzante%20in%20Uniform%20der%20SMS%20Pillau/16741

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SMS Regensburg:

www.akpool.co.uk/postcards/26731866-foto-postcard-deutscher-matrose-in-uniform-muetzenband-sms-regensburg-rmelabzeichen-portrait

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SMS Wiesbaden:

www.jutland1916.com/maybe-not-the-most-appropriate-salute-to-the-wiesbaden-memory/

The writer and poet, Johann Kinau, better known as Gorch Fock.

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Hi Don,

Good question about the color of the bands. 

Gold Script: Seemännisches  (Deck Related personnel)

Silver Script: Schiffstechnisches Technical (engineering) Administrative

Red Script: Schiffsjungen (Cadets)

Metal thread was used.  Cotton thread was introduced in early 1917 so Yellow Cotton for gold and white cotton for silver. 

 

S.M.S. is Seiner Majestäts Schiff      (German for His Majesty ship)  

K.u.K.  (Austrian)  Kaiserliche und Königliche 

 

There is a quick breakdown of some important tally information.

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