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What ships were used by the British for the German blockade?


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The dreadnaughts and the cruisers were held well back to insure a counter strike ability. It was the destroyers (DD), destroyer escorts (DE) and motor torpedo boats (MTB) that provided the front line defense against a breakout by the German Fleet.