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Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Fairy Swordfish pilot John "Jock" Moffat and his attack on Bismark.



Pilot of Fairy Swordfish John 'Jock' Moffat was among the squadron of stringbags (Fairy Swordfish) that attacked Bismark with torpedos. His plane and crew dropped the infamous torpedo that jamed the battleship's rudder twelve degrees to port. The Royal Navy then closed in for the final kill.
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