Selected Bibliography

Book Title Author Publisher Published
HMAS Sydney (II) Edited by
McCarthy, Michael
Western Australian Museum 2010
The loss of HMAS Sydney II
HMAS Sydney II Commission of Inquiry
Cole, TRH Dept. of Defence, Canberra 2009
Sydney – Cipher and Search
Solving the last great naval mystery of the Second World War
Hore, Peter Seafarer Books 2009
HMAS Sydney
The Mystery of Australia’s Greatest Naval Disaster
Lefroy, Mike Black Dog Books 2009

The Search for the Sydney
How Australia’s Greatest Maritime Mystery was Solved

Mearns, David HarperCollins 2009
Codes and Ciphers Callery, Sean Collins 2006
Seeking the Sydney
A Quest for Truth
McDonald, Glenys University of Western Australia Press 2005
Bitter Victory
The Death of HMAS Sydney
Olson, Wesley University of Western Australia Press 2000
HMAS Sydney
Loss and Controversy
Frame, Tom Hodder 1998
Lucky Ross
The Autobiography of an RAN Officer – 1934 – 1951
Ross, John Hesperian Press 1994
HMAS Sydney
Fact, Fantasy and Fraud
Winter, Barbara Boolarong Publications 1984
Who Sank the Sydney Montgomery, M Leo Cooper 1981
The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea Peter Kemp (Editor) Oxford University Press 1976
HMAS Sydney Collins, J Naval Historical Society 1971


DVD resources

DVD Title Author Publisher Published
The Hunt for HMAS Sydney Film Australia Limited Electric Pictures Pty Ltd and ScreenWest 2008

Selected Internet

Website Title Website Link
Finding Sydney Foundation

HMAS Sydney II Commission of Inquiry, Honourable Terence RH Cole AO RFD QC sydney ii

HMAS Sydney and VLSVA (Vic)

Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Centre Australia (go to Ship Histories)

For more information about the history of the HSK Kormoran, visit hilfskreuzer kormoran

ABC Documentary tv hmas sydney

British Royal Navy, lecacy of the eight Britons on board the Sydney