Dive Site pby-5a(m) catalina 2 Flying boaT A24-69
MAX DEPTH 12 Metres SUNK 14/12/45
LENGTH 19.4 m wingspan 31.7 metres weight 9485 kg empty
One of several Catalina flying boats wrecked in the harbour.
Sunk at its mooring in east arm 14 December 1945 Forward section is intact and recognisable the rear section is missing from navigators compartment, starboard wing is lying to the rear on port side, port wing off to port side from the cockpit with one engine between the wings, the propeller off this engine was recovered and used to be in Cullen bay dive shop, the other engine has been recovered removed from the site.
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