The second world war ship SS Iron Crown sank after it was torpedoed, killing 38 of its 43 crew

An Australian second world war freighter has been discovered 77 years after it was sunk in a deadly Japanese submarine attack.

The SS Iron Crown was carrying a cargo of manganese ore through Bass Strait when torpedoed and sunk within 60 seconds, killing 38 of its 43 crew on 4 June 1942.

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