Dive Site  Pb2b-1 Catalina 3 Flying boaT #A24-206

MAX DEPTH 12 Metres                SUNK     20/6/45       

LENGTH 19.4 m  wingspan 31.7  metres                                 weight   9485 kg empty




 One of several Catalina flying boats wrecked in the harbour.

Damaged by depth chargers while loading the accident  killed 2 men who are buried in the Adelaide river war cemetery

The nose section is pretty intact aft of the wings its pretty much just a debris field, a section of the starboard wing is located some 70m from the main wreck site possibly due to the depth charger explosions.


See Pacific wrecks for  more details



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