Neutral Port Visited: indicates a neutral port that a German task force has visited but cannot return to because of international laws.
Time: indicates the current game turn.
The following markers represent various ship’s systems, and specialized crews and gear.
Leadership, Hull, Engines, Guns, Coal, Ammunition, and Torpedoes: indicate the status of each of these ship’s systems. Place them on the corresponding index of each ship card.
Special Crew: henceforth called “Crew;” these represent additional or sometimes experten personnel who enhance a ship’s performance.
Note: Your ships are assumed to have their normal crew complement; these counters represent specialized crew parties.