The sinking of the Montevideo Maru, 1 July 1942
On 1 July 1942 the Montevideo Maru, was sunk off the northern coast of Luzon by an American submarine. 1,050 Australians were lost in the greatest single maritime tragedy in Australia's history.
Roll of Honour talk, presented by Ian Hodges on Monday, 1 July 2002. (transcript and audio)
- Report written by Major H.S.Williams I October 1945 for the Recovered Personnel Division on the Japanese steamer Montevideo Maru
- A list of passengers believed to have been on the Montevideo Maru.
Education Activity - Document study based on a 1945 report detailing the lengthy and frustrating search for information on the missing passengers of Montevideo Maru.