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Re: History Quiz #21
Incompetence. Google the whole story, the Captain was in a hurry to get back to Scapa to court martial his CAG....no CAP/ASW patrols and no armed Swordfish on deck alert. Yes, she had just recovered RAF Hurricanes but there were only 7 of them and she could have conducted flight operations with a deck park. It would have been interesting indeed if she had flown searches, found S&G, launched a strike and evaded...