SS Iron Crown Memorial Sept 3 Melbourne

Published: 19 Aug 2019

The long-lost shipwreck of the SS Iron Corwn was found this year off Victorian coast, 77 years after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine in WWII

This Merchant Navy Day the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne will host a special memorial service for the SS Iron Crown 

Hear from Emily Jateff who was Chief Scientist on board RV Investigator when it discovered the final resting place of SS Iron Crown. The vessel, sunk by a Japanese submarine off the Victorian coastline in June 1942, was discovered in 2019 in a collaboration between CSIRO and Heritage Victoria.

The annual Merchant Navy service will follow at 2pm.
Tuesday September 3rd 12pm 

Location: Education Centre, Shrine of Remembrance

St Kilda Rd

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cost: $5, free for Shrine Friends
Bookings essential


Authorised by P Crumlin, Maritime Union of Australia, Sydney