Thomas Welsby Clark ‘the unknown sailor’

Thomas Welsby Clark ‘the unknown sailor’

In the immediate search for HMAS Sydney only a single empty life raft and an inflated RAN lifejacket were found.

  • byCommander Greg Swinden

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Unknown sailor from HMAS Sydney was engaged to be married,family says

Unknown sailor from HMAS Sydney was engaged to be married,family says

The crew member has been identified as Able Seaman Thomas Welsby Clark from New Farm in Brisbane.

  • byTim Barlass
Greatest maritime mystery about to be solved after 80 years
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Greatest maritime mystery about to be solved after 80 years

A positive DNA match has been made for the unknown sailor,the only body recovered when HMAS Sydney sank off the West Australian coast during World War II.

  • byTim Barlass
Arctic dives,sinking ships and enemy collisions:The last surviving WWII sub commander

Arctic dives,sinking ships and enemy collisions:The last surviving WWII sub commander

Michael Hickie,who lives in Narrabeen,has had an extraordinary life,risking his life during World War II and taking a submarine beneath the icy depths of the North Pole.

  • byTim Barlass
Post-lockdown shopping tales reveal too much
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Post-lockdown shopping tales reveal too much

While friends of sewage pipe up.

Australian Navy helicopter crashes in Philippine Sea

Australian Navy helicopter crashes in Philippine Sea

Three Navy personnel suffered minor injuries after ditching the aircraft during a routine flight on Wednesday night.

  • byAnthony Galloway
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Wong backs subs decision but commends WA for the fight

Wong backs subs decision but commends WA for the fight

Penny Wong said it was the right move for her WA counterparts to fight for the submarine work,but she wanted it to stay in South Australia.

  • byHamish Hastie
From the Archives,1986:Ian Cohen,nuclear protester,takes a bow

From the Archives,1986:Ian Cohen,nuclear protester,takes a bow

As the USS Oldendorf cruised into Sydney Harbour,anti-nuclear protester Ian Cohen hitched a ride on the bow of the warship.

  • byMichael Laurence
Vigil finale:Once you come up for air,did it really hold water?
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Vigil finale:Once you come up for air,did it really hold water?

The six-part submarine crime thriller was tense and satisfying. But did it rely too much on implausible circumstance?

  • byKarl Quinn
Caution:submarines. Approach with great care
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Opinion

Caution:submarines. Approach with great care

Australia’s diplomatic row with Europe over submarines is a reminder of difficult,tragic and almost comedic problems of the past.

  • byTony Wright
Nuclear submarine deal raises the stakes in tackling China
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Defence

Nuclear submarine deal raises the stakes in tackling China

Australia must ensure that it deters China without starting an unstable arms race.

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