This fleet action is based on the Triple Alliance naval convention of 1913, as described in “The Great War at Sea” by Sondhaus. The plan was for the Italian and Austro-Hungarian fleets and any German ships in the Mediterranean to engage the French Fleet and block the Algerian troop transports. This scenario assumes that the war starts in February 1914, and that the British Mediterranean squadron joins the French.
The confrontation occurs north of the Bay of Algiers.
Visibility 18,000 yards. Wind NNW at 3 knots. Seastate 1
Status at the end of the game: alg2 io
Damage output file: alg2-output
Computer code (described here)
The French had more undamaged ships when we quit, so the troop transports should be safe.