AUSTRALIAN COASTLINE MINED DURING WW2
BY THE ALLIES, THE JAPANESE AND THE GERMANS

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Japanese Submarines Mine Australian Waters during WW2

 

German Raiders mine Australian Waters during WW2

 

German Mine found on Sunshine Beach, at Sunshine Coast, Qld during WW2

 

WW2 German Mine washed up on beach at Surfers Paradise, Qld

 

British Mine Layer HMS Atreus mines Moreton Bay ("Job Fifty-one")

 

Seaward Defences for Moreton Bay

 

HMAS Bungaree lays mines off the North Queensland Coast

 

Ships damaged or sunk by mines in Australian waters

 

Fishing Boat destroyed by a sea mine
at Rib Reef off Townsville on 24 Nov 1946

 


 

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