Adelaide Sinks Off Avoca Beach, Australia

Controlled explosions have been detonated on HMAS Adelaide, sending it to the bottom of the ocean. Photo source: ©© NSW Maritime


A year of rolling legal action and 80 minutes of dancing dolphins were not enough to save the HMAS Adelaide from a watery grave.

Thousands of spectators watched on Wednesday as the decommissioned warship broke up and sank in under a minute, 1.8km off Avoca Beach on the NSW central coast…

The Adelaide will now form an artificial reef and dive site…

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