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Flat White

Australia cannot ignore the submarine wars

3 August 2022

10:00 AM

3 August 2022

10:00 AM

On my first trip to sea as a 16-year-old cadet, I was on the main deck observing the ship gracefully slide into Cairncross dry-dock in Brisbane and peered down at the workmen handling the lines and closing the dock gate. Three hours later, I was looking up at the same workmen as my ship settled on the blocks of this cavernous dock.

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