The Germans and the British moved towards each other. The British launched their scout planes. The Germans had engine trouble and couldn't launch theirs. Both sides take pot shots at each other but score no hits
|The Admiral Graf Spee moving forward.|
|HMS Ajax starting in HMS York's position.|
Everyone turns their radars on and almost every ship is detected. The British and German's continue to close with each other. Shots are exchanged, the firing is mostly ineffective.
|The Light cruisers closing on Graf Spee, in the back ground one can see "HMS York" also moving in. (The die behind HMS Achilles signifies performing evasive maneuvers.)|
Disaster for the Germans, as a lucky shot by Christian Jr. disables the Graf Spees engines. Ziggy fails the damage control roll and the Pocket Battleship is dead in the water.
|The cruisers continue to close in as a lucky shot from "HMS York" disables Graf Spee.|
Both Graf Spee and "HMS Ajax" exchange torpedo and gun fire. "HMS Ajax" takes a beating but survives. The disabled Graf Spee takes two torpedo hits and sinks.
|Graf Spee and "HMS Ajax" exchange torpedo and gun fire.|
|Admiral Graf Spee burns after being struck by two torpedoes.|