Aussie scientists discover wreck of WWII ship attacked by Japanese aircraft

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/10/5 15:48:35

This is an archive photo of SS Macumba, a merchant ship that was sunk by a Japanese air attack during WWII. Australian scientists have discovered a World War II shipwreck off the coast of the Northern Territory (NT), solving one of the country's oldest maritime mysteries. (Xinhua/Australian War Memorial)


 

A photo released by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) on Oct. 5, 2017, shows CSIRO's research vessel Investigator, on-board which researchers discovered the wreck of SS Macumba. Australian scientists have discovered a World War II shipwreck off the coast of the Northern Territory (NT), solving one of the country's oldest maritime mysteries. (Xinhua/CSIRO)


 

An image taken by advanced multibeam sonar systems of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)'s Research Vessell Investigator shows the location of the wreck of SS Macumba. Australian scientists have discovered a World War II shipwreck off the coast of the Northern Territory (NT), solving one of the country's oldest maritime mysteries. (Xinhua/CSIRO)


 

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