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World's Greatest Maritime Disaster (Public Event)

Ben
Event Date: 18 September 2015 (Single Day Event)


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SUBMARINE OUT OF FREMANTLE

On this day in 1944 my grandfather died, shackled to a sunken Japanese prisoner of war boat (without prescribed red cross) after it was torpedoed by the British submarine "Tradewind" out of Fremantle harbour.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juny%C5%8D_Maru
Map location of sinking:

Photo of the Tradewind from http://members.iinet.net.au/~vanderkp/junyopg6.html
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