The search for the Sydney: how Australia's greatest maritime mystery was solved
David L Mearns
For 66 years it was Australia's greatest maritime mystery. The loss of this great warship and her entire complement of 645 officers and men sent shockwaves throughout Australia. The Search for the Sydney details how Australia's greatest maritime mystery was solved. In 2008, after six years of searching, David Mearns located the wreckage of the Sydney and her opponent, the German raider Kormoran, off the Western Australian Coast. His riveting account answers the questions which have eluded searchers for the Sydney. Featuring photographs of the wrecks and detailed maps, this is a book for collectors and general readers alike. Hard cover, 264 pages.