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ex HMAS Canberra makes the headlines

As one of the most anticipated wreck diving locations in Australia, items about the ex HMAS Canberra often appears in the media. Browse these articles and read our newsletters (see sidebar) to read what everyone's talking about.

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Geelong Advertiser, 8 October 2009

Divers wait

Alex Oates from the Geelong Advertiser reports divers eager to scour the wreckage of HMAS Canberra on the sandy floor of Bass Strait need not get too excited.   More about: Geelong Advertiser, 8 October 2009 - Divers wait


The Age, 5 October 2009

Canberra sinks to new home some might call a dive

Lorna Edwards from The Age reports thousands of onlookers lined the shore while hundreds of spectator boats jostled to watch the former navy frigate Canberra deliberately sunk for a new life as a diving wreck near Ocean Grove yesterday.   More about: The Age, 5 October 2009 - Canberra sinks to new home some might call a dive


The Australian, 5 October 2009

Warrior's rusting place finally beneath the sea

Andrew Trounson from The Australian reports the tugs had to wrestle with her for about four hours after she lost her main anchor, but in the end HMAS Canberra yesterday went down gloriously off the Victorian coast.   More about: The Australian, 5 October 2009 - Warrior's rusting place finally beneath the sea


Geelong Advertiser, 5 October 2009

HMAS Canberra scuttled off Ocean Grove

Jane Harper from the Geelong Advertiser reports it may have been with more of a fizzle than a bang, but the HMAS Canberra has finally been successfully scuttled.   More about: Geelong Advertiser, 5 October 2009 - HMAS Canberra scuttled off Ocean Grove


Geelong Advertiser, 4 October 2009

Thousands on hand to watch ship sinking - car parks at a premium

Geelong Advertiser reports thousands of onlookers have gathered at vantage points in Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads to see the HMAS Canberra sunk this morning.   More about: Geelong Advertiser, 4 October 2009 - Thousands on hand to watch ship sinking - car parks at a premium


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