TITLE

Historians to Survey Scuttled Gallipoli Sub

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Military History;May2007, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Submarine Institute of Australia will spearhead an expedition to survey and document the wreck of submarine AE2. This is one of the two submarines bought by Australia from Great Britain during World War I to support the Gallipoli campaign. Its mission was to penetrate the Dardanelles Strait and disrupt Turkish supply lines. A Turkish dive team discovered AE2 in 1998.
ACCESSION #
27987306

 

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