The midget submarines in sydney harbour
Imperial Japanese Navy Midget Submarine Attack on Sydney Harbour, 31 May-1 June On 29 May five large Japanese I-class submarines.
Japanese midget submarines raid Sydney Harbour | years of Anzac for SA
In late May and early June , during World War II, submarines belonging to the Imperial . Midget submarine M—launched from I–was the first to enter Sydney Harbour. The Middle Head – South Head loop detected it at , but.
The flotilla's commanding officer decided to attack the harbour with midget submarines the next night. The next day the five submarines approached to within
Description:Some four hours later, having recovered, it entered the harbour but it was subsequently attacked with depth charges and sunk in Taylor Bay by vessels of the Royal Australian Navy. They would require two decompression stops on the way back to the surface. The previous evening, one of these submarines had launched a small floatplane that flew over the harbour, spotting the American heavy cruiser the USS Chicago. They decided to head for a spot they had marked four months earlier. There's not one to be seen.