SHIP DATE HOW ATTACKED/SUNK CAMBRIDGE* 07.11.40 STRUCK GERMAN MINE NE COAST VIC. CITY OF RAYVILLE* 08.11.40 STRUCK GERMAN MINE NE COAST VIC. NIMBIN* 29.11.40 STRUCK GERMAN MINE OFF PT.
Able Seaman Bob Collins was captured in March 1942 after the sinking of HMAS Perth and USS Houston at the Battle of Sunda Strait. After working on the Burma-Siam Railway, Collins
Forty four Allied merchant vessels were lost by enemy action in Australian waters in World War II. With a total tonnage of 196073 the ships ranged from the 12568 ton