HMAS AE-1

Papua New Guinea,Asia

The Australian submarine AE-1 was the first of two E class light submarines built in England for the Australian navy and launched 22.May 1913. After only seven months in service she disappeared under a patrol north of Australia, and despite many attempts to locate the submarine her fate remained a mystery. In December 2017 the wreck was found in deep waters, and in March the year after the wreck was filmed on approximately 300 meter north of Duke of York Islands. Also see her sister ship HMAS AE-2.


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HMAS AE-1

55,2 x 6,9 x 3,9 m
     
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599 displ ( surfaced ) Barrow in Furness ( UK ) 1913  ( AU )


Picture: Last known photo of HMAS AE-1
Courtesy of the Royal Australian Navy