Published on by SBLT Jacob von Marburg (author), ABML-C Leon Dafonte Fernandez (photographer)
While conducting survey operations off the coast of Papua New Guinea, the crew of HMAS Melville took time to commemorate the first Australian casualties of WW1 and the loss of the Australian submarine AE1.
Published on by Australian National Maritime Museum (author), Mr Paul G Allen (photographer), Navigea Ltd (videographer)
A joint US and Australian expedition to survey Australia’s first submarine HMAS AE1 has provided detailed new images of the 103-year old shipwreck, which lies on the seafloor off the Duke of York Islands in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Published on by LEUT James McPherson (author), Mr Bayden Findlay (photographer), Silentworld Foundation (photographer)
One of the key players in the search for the Royal Australian Navy’s first submarine HMAS AE1 says finding its final resting place was ‘the right thing to do’ both for the men who died and for their families.
Published on by LEUT James McPherson (author), Mr Bayden Findlay (photographer), Fugro Survey (photographer)
As the investigation begins into the final moments of the Royal Australian Navy’s first submarine HMAS AE1, moves are also afoot to educate the public on the submarine's importance to Australia's wartime history.