Cag wrote: "Norfolk did not turn away at 05.50 on transmission of this signal but maintained a steady course from 05.41 on until heading toward Bismarck around 05.53."
you wrote: "We cannot say with complete certainty what movements the German ships took relative to each other"
you wrote: "I've used PoW plan 4 and Pinchin Norfolk track and both 220 and 230 match ok for me"
you wrote: "The Norfolk signal does not say a significant move, just an alteration of course to port."
you wrote: "Could you tell me why there being no mention of the signal in the report is significant to the question by the Admiralty of Wake-Walkers future intentions with PoW? "
you wrote: ".......The agreed position was they did not have a significant speed advantage to do so...."
you wrote: "Have you looked up the first sea lords 11.26 message?"
Cag wrote: "I'm afraid yourself and Antonio will have to argue this point with the RN tactical and staff training college."
Cag wrote: "no they based their assessment on the cruiser positions at 02.30 when a cyphered message from Holland would have been received and deciphered."
you wrote: "we just have evidence of your opinion on the character of Wake-Walker."
Cag wrote :"The big problem you face is that Wake-Walker did not face question or censure by any official for not engaging on the morning of the 24th."
you wrote: "We all understand your view of Wake-Walker. But it was not the view of the Admiralty or Tovey or their Lordships...."
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