Category: Wartime

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AE1 – Found at Last!

AE1 – Found at Last! The PNGAA congratulates Rear Admiral Peter Briggs and his team on the Fugro Survey for the successful expedition and huge achievement in locating AE1. The disappearance of AE1 was...

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M.V. Mamutu by Chris Warrillow

The year 1942 is remembered for many tragic and also heroic events that WWII brought to the (then) Mandated Territory of New Guinea and Australian Territory of Papua. These included the Tol massacre as...

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M.V. Mamutu by Chris Warrillow

The year 1942 is remembered for many tragic and also heroic events that WWII brought to the (then) Mandated Territory of New Guinea and Australian Territory of Papua. These included the Tol massacre as...

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The Teapot Lid by Margaret L Henderson

My father, The Reverend Thomas Nevison Simpson, died in early 1942.    The official (but disputed) story of his death is that he was aboard the Japanese prisoner of war ship ‘Montevideo Maru’ that sailed...