Report released into fate of HMAS AE1

Australia’s first submarine was most likely lost during an underwater operation off the coast of Papua New Guinea as it returned to Rabaul, according to the findings of a report from the expedition that found the wreck of HMAS AE1. The submarine was discovered during an expedition led by Find AE1 Limited in December 2017, more than 103 years after it disappeared near the Duke of York Islands in PNG, ending one of Australia’s longest naval mysteries. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, said the images collected during…

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