But members of Lolita' s crew later recounted that when Muirhead-Gould came aboard he immediately chastised the patrol boat's skipper and crew, and quickly dismissed their report. Workers sift through the remains of Kuttabul. The outer-harbour defences detected the entry of the first midget submarine at about 8. Darts tournament rocked by flatulence controversy Trump administration denies reaching conclusion on Khashoggi's murder As CBDs are deserted, small shops are struggling — but some cities are fighting back Opinion: The seaplanes sent in May were the same kind. On the night of 29 Mayfive large Japanese submarines positioned themselves 56 kilometres north-east of Sydney Heads. The crew of the midget submarine, Lieutenant Kenshi Chuma and Petty Officer Takeshi Ohmori, realising they were trapped, blew up their craft and themselves.
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Japanese Midget Submarine Attack on Sydney Harbour
As a prelude to the attack on Sydney Harbour, the Japanese Navy had used five Ko-hyoteki-class midget submarines at Pearl Harbour, in an unsuccessful operation against US battleships. During this period, between midnight and Previous in Must See The eight best picnic spots near Sydney. Twenty-one Australian and British sailors were killed when a converted ferry, the HMAS Kuttabul, was sunk by a torpedo in the surprise naval offensive that shocked Sydney. Other shells fell at: The night before, I had launched a small floatplane that flew over the harbour, its crew spotting a prize target - an American heavy cruiser, the USS Chicago. Muirhead-Gould gave the general alarm, along with orders for ships to take anti-submarine measures, at