The loss of the cruiser HMAS Sydney

In the latest episode of the Australian Naval History video and podcast series, an expert panel, which includes the ‘shipwreck hunter’ David Mearns, discuss the loss of both the World War II cruiser HMAS Sydney and the German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran in their fierce battle. Watch it on the Naval Studies Group website & Youtube or listen to it on iTunes, Soundcloud or any podcast app.

The wreck of HMAS Sydney (II) sunk in combat with the German raider Kormoran. The front of the gun housing of “X” turret, credited by the Germans with inflicting a mortal blow on the raider.(Courtesy David Mearns)

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