Carl Schwamberger wrote:
If all this based on daylight battles, only night attacks, or some combination of both? I've not read a lot on Sommervilles intent, but he seems to have been set on a night strike & avoiding a daylight encounter. This may have contributed to failing to fix the IJN location. What is your take on Sommervilles intent?
... I have the same impression.
Sommerville wanted to use his 45 Albacores (later 41) for a night strike...