14 September 1914; Monday

Frank back from his holidays. Not much to do. Read and played a bit.

Australian submarine lost AE1. 34 lives lost12.

  1. The AE1 took part with other Australian vessels in the capture of German New Guinea on 13 September. Patrolling in the area afterwards, she disappeared on the afternoon of 14 September, and despite searches, no trace of her (not even surface oil) was ever found. This diary entry was made subsequently – see 20 September for the news reaching ALL. 

  2. The wreck of AE1 was found in late 2017.