HMAS Sydney found

melliget
16th March 2008, 22:22
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/03/17/2190983.htm

sparkie2182
16th March 2008, 22:30
good news.

a proper funeral service can now be held over the location.

melliget
16th March 2008, 22:43
It is indeeed, sparkie. I'm sure, in time, they will be laid to rest with full military honours.

And I'm sure there will be plenty more articles in the media over the coming days and weeks. Here are just a few:

HMAS Sydney 'found'
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2008/03/17/1205602231326.html

Deep secret revealed
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,23385921-28737,00.html

Shots fired over role of HMAS Sydney's captain
http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/shots-fired-over-role-of-hmas-sydneys-captain/2008/03/16/1205602195057.html


regards,
Martin

Steve Woodward
16th March 2008, 22:56
Good news indeed - congratulations to the search team

whizbanger
17th March 2008, 03:31
A great day for Australia. http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,23387768-601,00.html

RBH
17th March 2008, 03:46
According to the news report in N.Z. this morning, the wreck found was of the KORMORAN - they were still looking for SYDNEY, it said. Whichever ship they found, it was about 150km west of Shark Bay, apparently.

whizbanger
17th March 2008, 04:24
he Komoran news was yesterday, the Sydney news was released today.

aleddy
17th March 2008, 04:53
Both ships located 12 nautical apart

Coastie
17th March 2008, 05:36
It is indeeed, sparkie. I'm sure, in time, they will be laid to rest with full military honours.

And I'm sure there will be plenty more articles in the media over the coming days and weeks. Here are just a few:

HMAS Sydney 'found'
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2008/03/17/1205602231326.html

Deep secret revealed
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,23385921-28737,00.html

Shots fired over role of HMAS Sydney's captain
http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/shots-fired-over-role-of-hmas-sydneys-captain/2008/03/16/1205602195057.html


regards,
Martin

Some very interesting reading there, thankyou.

jimmyc
17th March 2008, 07:13
NEWS UPDATE
http://presspass.findingsydney.com

My first ship was Hmas Sydney 111
fromally Royal Navy Aircraft Carrier HMS Terrible
aptly named

Australia acquired this ship in 1948
the year I was born
I joined the ship in 1967
I was only 19

JeffM
17th March 2008, 08:20
It was pleasing to read that the Australian Government immediately notified the German Government of the Kormoran's location.

SN NewsCaster
17th March 2008, 20:40
Naval experts have found a World War II cruiser sunk off Western Australia by a German ship 66 years ago.

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