Sydney Harbour Bridge

How successful was the attack on sydney harbor?

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Wiki User
06/02/2009

It was a failure.

On the the morning of June 1, 1942, three Japanese midget submarines entered Sydney Harbour intending to attack the US navy cruiser Chicago, docked at the Garden Island naval base. they did not succeed, one Japanese torpedo exploded against a sea wall next to a Royal Australian Navy accommodation boat, the HMAS Kuttabul. Twenty one sailors died aboard the Kuttabul trapped in small bunk rooms on the lower floors.