He found the missing one hundred years ago, the first submarine Australia
The wreckage of the first Australian submarine discovered 103 years after her disappearance, reports on Thursday, the Ministry of defence of the country.
“The oldest naval secret of Australia revealed with the discovery of the wreckage of the first Australian submarine HMAS AE1 off the coast of the island of Duke of York, are part of Papua New Guinea”, — stated in the message of military Department.
After 103 yrs and several search attempts, our first submarine HMAS #AE1 has finally been found in PNG waters – BZ to all involved over the years and we need to reflect on those lost in this maritime tragedy pic.twitter.com/UAVYntJHnB
— VADM Ray Griggs (@VCDF_Australia) December 21, 2017
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Specifies that the location of the submarines were able to determine during the thirteenth expedition.
The ship is at a depth of 300 m.
The Australian submarine has gone missing in the area of New Britain on 14 September 1914, on Board at the time were 35 members of the crew. The reasons for its disappearance are still unclear.
We will remind, in the Atlantic sea continue the search for the Argentine submarine “San Juan”, the communication with which was lost on 15 November. Aboard were 44 sailors.