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Articles: Team IANTD Australasia
Anzac Wrecks Gallipoli Peninsula
IANTD visits the World War One wrecks at Anzac Cove

Diving the Coolidge, vanuatu
Wreck diving the SS President Coolidge

The Booya

A Schooner built in 1917 sunk during Cyclone Tracy in 1974 is now a protected site .Booya was found near the wreck of the Darwin Princess.




Reliance Paddle Steamer

Current Search for the Reliance off Cape Schank Victoria lost 17/7/1869, no loss of life .




SS Paringa

A project to find the SS Paringa lost off Wilsons Promontory in 1935 with all hands .SS Paringa was laid up in Port Adelaide until sold to Chinese interests in 1935 when her register as a British ship closed. Late December 1935, whilst towing the old tanker Vincas out of Western Port, the ships met a gale off Wilsons Promontory; when the line parted the Paringa disappeared in the darkness and apparently foundered in Bass Strait shortly after with a loss of five European officers and twenty six Chinese crew




Loss Of the Nemesis

A future project in the planning stages is to locate the wreck of the Nemesis in conjunction with SOE. The Nemesis was lost of the coast of New South Wales Australia .




Dandenong Floating Crane

Dandenong found in Westernport .




City Of Hobart

Can we find the City of Hobart that foundered of the Victorian coast ?




Coramba Discovery

After 70 years of mystery Iantd in conjunction with SOE discover the lost wreck of the Coramba lost with all hands .




"Lost Steamer SS Glenelg"

The SS Glenelg was and Iron Twin Screw Steamer of 210 gross tons (64 net tons), built on the dimensions of 135 ft in length, a breadth of 21 ft and a depth of 11.3ft by Aitken & Mansel in 1875, Glasgow, Scotland. It was clinker built with a round stern and on its masts it was rigged as a fore aft schooner. The Glenelg was driven by two compound steam engines totaling 85hp from a single coal fired boiler; the engines were built in Glasgow by Rait & Lindsay of Glasgow..




The "Euro vs H.C. Pigott" Debate

Over many years, several discussions have occurred between various technical diving groups regarding that true identity of two vessels, one, a harbour tug called the EURO and another, a dredge named the H.C. PIGOTT. Normally, you would think that there would be a clear distinction between both vessels due to their totally different purposes, superstructure and configuration but unfortunately time and the ravages of the sea has complicated the identification.




SS Cambridge - Victim of the German Raider "The Passat"

On Thursday, 7th November 1940, the British Steamer Cambridge (10846 tons) outbound from Melbourne to Sydney and Brisbane struck a mine two and a half miles south-east of the Wilson's Promotory light and sank. Two Days later the US merchant ship City of Rayville (5,888 tons) was mined and lost six miles south of Cape Otway, thereby becoming the first US ship sunk in World War II.




M.V. City of Rayville
The first American ship to be sunk in Australian waters in WW2. Hitting a mine laid by a German merchant Raider she lays in 70 meters of water off Cape Otway in Victorian waters .Former IANTD diver and Instructor Barry Heard was one of the first to dive the wreck when discovered .




SS Milora - The Milora Project

The SS Milora is the largest shipwreck in the state of Victoia's Ships Graveyard off the coastal town or Torquay.




WW2 Aircraft Lost In Port Phillip Bay

"Six Men Lose Their Lives in Carrier Accident" screamed the headlines from the Argus on Monday July 21 1947. A tragic set of events during formation flying manoeuvres over Port Phillip Bay by a visiting flying squadron from HMS Theseus resulted in a horrific accident that claimed many young airmen. The planes were flying in close formation when two Fairey Fireflies crashed together and plummeted into the sea.