Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Gleaves Order Addendum No. 3, Diagram

A plug-in is required to view this content inline


Click here to install the latest Adobe PDF plug-in

Download PDF (1.79 MB)
Title: Gleaves Order Addendum No. 3, Diagram
Caption: This diagram updates the Chief of Naval Operations' guidance on a proper "zig-zag" pattern Zig-zagging helped ships to evade submarine attacks, since their seemingly erratic movement made it more difficult for U-boat captains to get a fix on his target.
Original Location: Rear Admiral Albert Gleaves, Commander, Cruiser and Transport Force, Order for Ships in Convoy, Addendum No. 3
Original Date: 1917-12-03
Related Content
Topic
Document Type
  • Primary Source Document
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War I 1917-1918
File Formats
  • PDF (Portable Document Format)
Location of Archival Materials