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by dunmunro
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 2221
Views: 74169

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

I really cannot believe that somebody thinks these ancient rules had any relevance for any of the the people involved in fighting the ocean war in 1939-1945. In what kind of fantasy world do you have to live to think that somebody even bothered about this in these circumstances? Only if you have pl...
by dunmunro
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 2221
Views: 74169

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

Captains were not permitted to throw away their commands either: 25. Every Person subject to this Act who shall either designedly or negligently or by any Default lose, strand, or hazard, or suffer to be lost, stranded, or hazarded, any Ship of Her Majesty or in Her Majesty's Service, shall be dismi...
by dunmunro
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 2221
Views: 74169

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

Were any RN commanding officers CMed for"misconduct in the presence of the enemy" In WW2? Thanks to Wadinga and: http://www.godfreydykes.info/WW2%20BRITISH%20NAVAL%20COURTS%20MARTIAL.htm It seems the answer is no. There were several related to allowing one of HM ships to be lost however. Despite's ...
by dunmunro
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 2221
Views: 74169

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

Were any RN commanding officers CMed for"misconduct in the presence of the enemy" In WW2?
by dunmunro
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: Cape Spada, why did the Italians retreat?
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: Cape Spada, why did the Italians retreat?

2 Italian light cruisers with Vice-Admiral Ferdinando Casardi in charge come up against 4 British destroyers and begins to chase them, not knowing they are drawing him towards reinforcements. An enemy light cruiser and another destroyer appear and open fire. It looks pretty evenly matched to me. So...
by dunmunro
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: 1941 Criticism of Royal Navy Officers' tactics
Replies: 79
Views: 10025

Re: 1941 Criticism of Royal Navy Officers' tactics

This is extracted from the 1942 edition of Battle Summary 5: The King George V was still proceeding to the south-west when at 1030 25 May “a series of D.F. bearings was received from the Admiralty which indicated that the enemy was breaking back across the Atlantic. The signals appeared to come from...
by dunmunro
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 2221
Views: 74169

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

I wrote radio messages and official bearings from the strategical plot, ... not the 1941 report, ... because Capt Ellis was a liar and he lied intentionally on 1941, ... and only partially declared the truth on his autobiography, ... at least recovering some of his dignity. You refuse to address th...
by dunmunro
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 2221
Views: 74169

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

Hello everybody, bla, bla, bla, bla, .... lots of talking and never a map to show what useless words keeps on stating. There is a dedicated thread were you can show ( or realize if you are able to ) where Suffolk was that morning. Probably you better realize that despite those useless statements .....
by dunmunro
Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 2221
Views: 74169

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

The Suffolk incorrect report emerged when I plotted her track and realized that it was impossible for her to have been at 15 sea miles from the enemy before the circle back turn, and in fact when we found Capt Ellis autobiography the truth surfaced : 9 sea miles. I was right once again. It has been...
by dunmunro
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Norfolk and Suffolk tracks at Denmark Strait
Replies: 211
Views: 14685

Re: The Norfolk and Suffolk tracks at Denmark Strait

Hello everybody, "pgollin" wrote: " A & A were/are wrong in claiming that the Courts Martial would be brought under "The Articles of War"" INTENTIONALLY FALSE ! This silly guy was wrong since 2013 (while insulting and) saying that the charges for Leach and Wake-Walker could be found in the "King's ...
by dunmunro
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 2221
Views: 74169

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

Hello everybody, still from Stephen Roskill : Roskill_1976_about_Adm_Pound_page_464.jpg Roskill_1976_about_Pound_page_464_footnote_1_.jpg Enjoy the reading of one of the " conspirator " accoring to the competent " hooligan/deniers " writing on this forum. Is a " theory " started many years ago, ......
by dunmunro
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 2221
Views: 74169

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

Hello everybody, I understood since 2013, ... when I first wrote about it, … that the fact that this shameful story will be published in full details is creating a lot of problems to many persons here in and also outside this forum. There are many persons different categories that would not like it...
by dunmunro
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait
Replies: 2221
Views: 74169

Re: The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait

W-W's appeal to the Privy Council. The reason for the appeal to the PC was the narrow 3-2 decision on the SC of Canada upon appeal from a lower court. The SCofC minority opinion: Two Judges (Crocket J. and Rinfret J.) were for allowing the appeal. Referring to the orders given to the " Dragon " to ...
by dunmunro
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Norfolk and Suffolk tracks at Denmark Strait
Replies: 211
Views: 14685

Re: The Norfolk and Suffolk tracks at Denmark Strait

The effect of mirage at sea:


This video is an absolute must see to help understand what was visible from Suffolk and Norfolk:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLM1sOp92R0
by dunmunro
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Bismarck General Discussion
Topic: The Norfolk and Suffolk tracks at Denmark Strait
Replies: 211
Views: 14685

Re: The Norfolk and Suffolk tracks at Denmark Strait

Antonio Bonomi wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:46 pm


Plot_redone_bearing_02.jpeg

This map is correct and the bearings are perfect.

Bye. Antonio
The bearings are not perfect because they were not perfectly measured and recorded in the first place.