Loading…

Flash Player 9 (or above) is needed to view presentations.
We have detected that you do not have it on your computer. To install it, go here.

Like this presentation? Why not share!

Like this? Share it with your network

Share
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
571
On Slideshare
571
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Finding AHS Centaur David L. Mearns – Blue Water Recoveries Ltd.
  • 2. HMAS Sydney – 645 crew lost
  • 3. Chronology of the Creation of Detmers’ Accoun KORMORAN Search Box SYDNEY Search Box 500 2,0 1,0 3,0 5,0 4,0 m 00m 00m 00m 00m 00m
  • 4. Gordon Rippon’s Position • 070° true 24 miles from Pt. Lookout • Steering due North (000°) at 12 knots • Based on a 4-pt. bearing of Pt. Lookout abeam (270°) at 0330K, distance 23 miles Reported within 1 hour of rescue • Confirmed in later interviews & docs • Credible primary source / eyewitness
  • 5. Plotting the Loss Clues
  • 6. Bluelink Back-Track Estimates
  • 7. Search Area Bathymetry
  • 8. Torpedo Damage – Port Side
  • 9. Red Cross – Port Bow
  • 10. Outside Captain’s Day Room
  • 11. Captain’s Wash Basin & Bath
  • 12. Captain’s Bath
  • 13. Single Shoe
  • 14. Bow Listing to Port ~ 45°
  • 15. “47” on Starboard Bow
  • 16. Awning Crutch & Missing Bell
  • 17. Centaur’s 18’ Bell on Deck
  • 18. Close-up of Centaur’s 18’ Bell
  • 19. Imploded & Collapsed Foremast
  • 20. Mainmast Snapped off at Base
  • 21. Life Ring
  • 22. Hospital Beds in #2 Cargo Space
  • 23. Hospital Beds in #4 Cargo Space
  • 24. Centaur Assoc. Memorial Plaque
  • 25. Hospital Bed in Debris Field
  • 26. Single Boot in Debris Field
  • 27. Felt Slouch Hat
  • 28. Thank You For Listening