50th Anniversary Sinking of H.M.A.S. Kuttabul Print Page
HMAS Kuttabul was a Royal Australian Navy (RAN) depot ship, and former Sydney harbour ferry. During the Japanese midget submarine attack on Sydney Harbour on 31 May 1942, Kuttabul was torpedoed and sunk, with 21 Commonwealth naval personnel aboard.
|Address:||Stewart Avenue, Cantello Memorial, Lieutenant Cantello Reserve, Hammondville, 2170|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.951656|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||31-May-1942|
|Actual Event End Date:||31-May-1992|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 31st May, 1992|
LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL
This Plaque was unveiled on
Sunday, 31st May 1992
COMMEMORATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF
THE SINKING OF HMAS KUTTABUL - 31ST MAY 1942
Kuttabul was sunk in Sydney Harbour, at 2300 hours on 31st May 1942 during the Japanese Midget Submarine attack, with the loss of 21 lives.
This Plaque was erected by the community of the City of Liverpool in memory of those sailors lost, as a result of this tragic incident.
The following is a roll call of those 21 personnel who gave their lives
[ Names ]
LEST WE FORGET