HMAS Perth

HMAS Perth in 1940. Courtesy of Wikipedia

Support the HMAS Perth being listed as an official War Grave and stop the salvaging in the Sunda Strait

The HMAS Perth was sunk by the Imperial Japanese Navy on March 1, 1942 in the Sunda Strait, between Sumatra and Java.  Of the Perth’s company of 686, only 218 were repatriated.

https://www.awm.gov.au/encyclopedia/perth/loss/

The HMAS Perth is currently unprotected as an “official war grave”.

The Governments of Australia and Indonesia are yet to ratify the UNESCO Convention

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