From the Sydney Morning Herald, August 11, 2007.

The 66-year search for the wreck of HMAS Sydney, on which 645 Australians lost their lives, is almost certainly over.

A group of West Australians using just a grappling hook and an underwater camera last weekend found what they are sure is the Sydney, which sank after a battle with the German raider Kormoran on November 19, 1941.

Front page of the SMH, front page of The Age, smeared from here to breakfast across the West Australian. All rubbish of course. The wreck of HMAS Sydney has been offically located now. We’re still searching for the credibility of several leading newspapers.

Peter Fray

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