But Major David Thorp, who spent 34 years working as a signals expert in military intelligence, has disclosed for the first time that he was asked to carry out a trawl of all the intelligence on the sinking at the direct request of Margaret Thatcher a few months after the end of the war.
She also regularly features on BBC radio shows and has judged on the Man Booker Prize in 2009.
Her memoirs were released in 2015 under the title Spectacles.
However, she did get her own sitcom in 2013 called Heading Out, in which she starred as a gay vet struggling to come out to her parents, but the show never made it past series one.
She's found success more recently by co-hosting Thronecast, a Sky Atlantic TV chat show for fans of the US fantasy show Game Of Thrones, with Jamie East.
For decades debate and recrimination has raged over where the ship was heading when it was torpedoed by a Royal Navy submarine.
Britain received international criticism after the sinking after the Argentine Junta announced that the warship had been returning to its home port and was outside the 200 mile exclusion zone imposed by Whitehall.From his own signals intercepts and those from other Government agencies, he proved that the Argentine cruiser was heading into the exclusion zone.Major Thorp was in charge of a top secret signals interception section hidden on the amphibious warship Intrepid as it steamed with the Task Force.SUE Perkins is a beloved British TV presenter and comedian, who reached new levels of fame when hosting The Great British Bake Off.But what else do we know about the witty host who has landed the honour of hosting the Bafta TV Awards 2018?Sue is in a relationship with 47-year-old TV presenter Anna Richardson, who previously had an 18-year relationship with film director Charles Martin.