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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