Still, it was the most detail description of the Battle of Savo that I can recall reading - the last book I read dealing solely with the battle was back in the 1970's, in a book (who's name I forgot) I found in our high school library.
Interesting to speculate how the battle may have transpired, if Canberra didn't intercept one of Bagley's torpedoes...
: ...whose book appears to be heavily influenced
: by the style and background of
: Coulthard-Clark (I'm reading the latter's
: volume on Crace now in an attempt, among
: other things, to determine how much
: influence C-C's known animus towards
: Fletcher bled into Loxton's book), has to be
: approached with the greatest of caution. In
: fact, Chapter 11 (IIRC) has to be totally
: dismissed as contrary to fact.
: I'd want to review Frank for specifics but I
: recall nothing as untoward as I see in other
: Randy Stone