In 1943, the merchant ship “Iron Knight” was sunk by torpedoes from a Japanese submarine. 36 men died.
Now, armed with cameras, a group of elite divers has found the wreck – 125 metres deep on the ocean floor – off the coast of Bermagui. For the first time, families discover what really happened 63 years ago.
ABC Canberra’s Craig Allen is the reporter/producer of this documentary special. Local ABC camera crew and editor – Mark Moore and Jan Pritchard.
Underwater footage by Samir Alhafith of the Sydney Project.
Friday at 7.30. Repeated at noon on Saturday. ( and on digital ABC 2 on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. )