Enjoy these guided tours and interactive programs included with your general admission. Tiny Clues Help us search for the smallest artifacts and unlock shipwreck secrets in this hands-on archaeology activity. Behind the Scenes Tour Step back in time on a guided tour of Lighthouse history, wooden boatbuilding and shipwreck archaeology! Maritime Hammock Scavenger Hunt Grab a scavenger hunt card pack at the entrance to the Maritime Hammock trails and add a fun experience to your walk in the natural area of the historic site.
Built in in Japan and originally named Kofuku Maru Happiness or Good FortuneKrait collected fish from fishermen and ports around the Rhio Archipelago and took the catch to the Singapore markets.
It took food, water and other supplies to the fishing fleet. Confined to port early in World War II, the boat was used by Captain Bill Reynolds to evacuate hundreds of civilians to nearby Sumatra and when the Japanese continued to advance he took it to Colombo.
It was soon proposed that the vessel be used as part of a covert operation.
Renamed Krait after a deadly species of snake its most famous hour came in when a strong company of British and Australian army and naval personnel set out on a daring commando night raid on shipping in the Singapore Roads.
This year is the 75 anniversary of that daring raid. A diorama of the night of the commando raid is being installed in Action Stations and a small exhibition is being created to highlight key moments of the operation. Commando Raider Codenamed Operation JaywickKrait was disguised as a Japanese fishing boat and successfully taken to within 20 miles of Singapore itself.
Three pairs of operatives in folboats folding canoes attached limpet mines to and blew up or damaged seven Japanese tankers and freighters totalling some 37, tonnes. Krait then operated out of Darwin as a coastwatch and intelligence support vessel in Indonesia.
Krait was bought by a British sawmiller for the Borneo timber trade - and renamed Pedang Sword. In the late s two Australians recognised Krait whilst on a timber-related business trip.
A public appeal followed and the Krait Trust Fund was formed to purchase the vessel and return it to Australia - which it did successfully in The vessel was operated by the Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol for patrol, search and rescue, boating courses and school visits.
Former Maritime Museum employee, Penny Edwell, featured in the episode and you can read two posts by her about Krait over on our blog:Adds this business to your favorites trip planner.
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|SS NORSEMAN | Works | The Collection | Australian National Maritime Museum||In the last year of the reign of Henry VIII an officer of the ordnance, Anthony Anthony, compiled a complete visual record of the royal ships. Accompanying texts on tonnage, crew, weapons and munitions are printed in their original spelling.|
Maritime Minute is a video series for web and social media that features second historical vignettes about the Port of Los Angeles, hosted and narrated by Marifrances Trivelli, Director of the Los Angeles Maritime heartoftexashop.com Maritime Minute episode features old, rarely seen photos from both the Port’s and Museum’s collections and uncovers little-known facts about the Port of Los.