HMS Majestic Sunk

HMS Majestic was torpedoed on on 27 May by the German submarine U-21, commanded by Captain Otto Hersing. HMS Majestic had anti-torpedo nets out, but the torpedoes fired had special net cutting abilities. Fortunately for the British, German U-boats carried few torpedoes and there was not much hope for a speedy resupply. U-21's activitiy tailed off dramatically after this success.

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