Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Sad Fate of HMAS Perth (I)

Kieran Hosty, James Hunter, Shinatria Adhityatama

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Abstract

The shipwreck of the HMAS Perth (I) lies in waters between Java and Sumatra, a victim of the Battle of Sunda Strait in 1942. A joint survey project between the museum and Pusat Penelitian Arkelogi Nasional (Indonesia) has recorded the devastation caused by extensive illegal salvage.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-78
Number of pages6
JournalSignals
Volume120
Publication statusPublished - 19 Sep 2017

Keywords

  • Maritime archaeology
  • HMAS Perth (I)
  • Sunda Strait
  • Illegal salvage

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