Posted by Jim Davis on 7/20/2018, 2:38 pm, in reply to "Thanks Jim"
That's a very good question.... and hypothesis.
On which side of the ship did the explosion occur? If it was the landward side, a pretty good indication of a mine. I don't see a u-boat getting itself between a beach and a warship in order to fire a torpedo. Let the 'what ifs' begin, lol.