Australian Navy (RAN) submarines AE1 and AE2. AE2 later joined the British Fleet at the ...

Unit HMAS AE 2
Accession Number H11559
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Sydney Mail
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made c.1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Australian Navy (RAN) submarines AE1 and AE2. AE2 later joined the British Fleet at the Dardanelles, Turkey, on 1915-04-25 and was sunk in the Sea of Marmora by the Turkish torpedo boat Sultan Hissar; technical problems contributed to the sinking. AE1 operated in the New Guinea area and was lost without trace on 1914-09-14. (Donor Sydney Mail)

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