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Midway 1942: new perspectives

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By Dale A. Jenkins, with contributions from Dr. Steve Wills* The Battle of Midway in June 1942 is best known for the brave actions of...

Sunk German U-boat found

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A mystery has been "finally solved" after divers found the resting place of a missing German U-boat, the BBC reports. The vessel UC-18 was lost...

Remembering James Goldrick

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Sailor, scholar, teacher, friend: remembering James Goldrick a year on By Sudarshan Shrikhande* At a juncture in the lives of our two big countries, one a...

Red Sea: parallels with the 1980s

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While some of the Navy’s ongoing battles in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden are without precedent — such as the Iran-backed...

An own goal for the Navy

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By John Perryman* The news last week that the Sea Power Centre – Australia’s (SPC-A) web-based presence will no longer feature information and resources pertaining...

Bell from historic shipwreck recovered

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Defence Equipment & Support’s Salvage and Marine Operations (SALMO) team has recovered an iconic symbol of one of the most notable US Navy shipwrecks,...

Lessons from the cod wars

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In this Navy Lookout article, Will Green considers the fishing disputes with Iceland between the 1950-70s and how the Royal Navy’s involvement provides an...

Spanish galleon to be raised

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The Colombian government has announced that it will attempt to raise objects from the 1708 shipwreck of the galleon San José, which is believed...

The souvenir collection from the midget submarine raids

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By Tom Lewis* In 1942 Sydney Harbour was attacked by three Japanese midget submarines, launched from four mother submarines, one of which had flown an...

Monument in Malaysia to Prince of Wales and Repulse tragedy

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At Kuatan, the King of Malaysia (Yang di-Pertuan Agong), Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah unveiled a memorial to the loss of the battleship...