P00416.002

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P00416.002
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Photographer Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made June 1942

Description

A floating crane raising one of the three Japanese Midget Submarines which attacked shipping in Sydney Harbour on the night of 31 May 1942. This is probably Midget Submarine No. 14 which was trapped in the anti-submarine boom at the entrance to Sydney Harbour and was destroyed when the crew detonated the demolition charge.