JAPANESE SUBMARINE ACTIVITIES
OFF THE AUSTRALIAN COASTLINE DURING WW2

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Japanese Submarine RO-33 lands a party
on Murray Island, north Queensland

 

Midget Submarine attack on Sydney Harbour on 31 May 1942

 

Ships attacked off the Australian coastline by Japanese submarines

 

Australian cities shelled by Japanese submarines

 

Reconnaissance flights over Australia from Japanese submarines during WW2

 

Japanese landings in Australia during WW2

 

Japanese Submarine sightings around Australia during WW2

 

Two attacks by Subchaser SC 648 of the US Navy's 7th Fleet
on suspected Japanese submarines

 

Japanese submarine sunk in boom net,
Darwin Harbour, June 1942

 

Japanese Submarines operating in Australian Waters during WW2

I-1 I-2 I-3
I-4 I-6 I-7
I-11 I-21 I-22
I-24 I-25 I-26
I-27 I-29 I-32
I-121 I-122 I-123
I-124 I-165 I-166
I-174 I-175 I-177
I-178 I-180 RO-33
RO-34    

 

Japs Subs mine Australian Waters during WW2

 

Rumours of a Japanese Submarine base near Nowra!!
Believe it or not!!

 


 

Crew of German U-Boat U-862 land at Coorong in South Australia

 

German U-Boat attacks off the Australian Coast during WW2

 

REFERENCE

Jenkins, David, "Battle Surface - Japan's Submarine War against Australia 1942 - 44", Random House Australia, 1992

 

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