Sinking cruiser HMS Calypso

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Jordi Comas
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Re: Sinking cruiser HMS Calypso

Post by Jordi Comas » 25 Apr 2022 18:24

Hi all,

I've been looking for those files in The National Archives but to no avail

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Re: Sinking cruiser HMS Calypso

Post by Urmel » 25 Apr 2022 19:29

The destroyer logs didn't survive.
The enemy had superiority in numbers, his tanks were more heavily armoured, they had larger calibre guns with nearly twice the effective range of ours, and their telescopes were superior. 5 RTR 19/11/41

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Re: Sinking cruiser HMS Calypso

Post by Jordi Comas » 23 May 2022 17:53

Hi,

According to ADM 1/10507 not 4 DD otherwise 12 DD. Just DD Dainty and Diamond were with the main fleet, the others on antisubmarine duties

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Re: Sinking cruiser HMS Calypso

Post by Darius333 » 25 May 2022 19:31

Nice addition, Jordi.

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