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Dive the Midget M24 Japanese submarine off Sydney
The sub known as M24 was one of three Japanese midget subs, each carrying two crew, that left their mother subs to reach Sydney Harbour on May 31, Here's what it means for you Forget the checkout: Thank you for signing up. One of the documentary's co-producers, Damien Lay, says he has handed over his evidence to the NSW Heritage Office, which is responsible for the management of the state's underwater heritage, including historic shipwrecks. M24 submerged and left the harbour. One sub became entangled in submarine netting and was destroyed when the crew inside detonated charges. When the wreck was discovered, he said:
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It says the results of a number of technical surveys, including sub-bottom profiling, magnometer readings and side scan sonar tests, show an object with the same dimensions as M24 lying 20 metres under water east of Lion Island. Matt has been experimenting with the use of 3D photogrammetry to accurately record deep shipwrecks in our region. It says the evidence behind the finding includes the discovery of an object found by diver Mike Buesnel, official naval records, and a new theory based on the so-called Pittwater theory of barrister Jim Macken. 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. Boom Protection The boom safety net at Sydney was designed in January of , and its construction began that month.