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The Successful Search for AE 1 – Vic Chapter
Mon 22 Oct, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Glen Waverley, VIC Australia + Google Map
The Find A E 1 Ltd search for HMAS AE1 in December 2017 and the follow up examination of the wreck in early 2018 with MV Fugro Equator
and MV Petrel respectively!
Captain Ken Greig served in our RAN for 25 years from 1971.He was Engineer Officer of the Oberon Class Submarines Onslow and Ovens before ‘surfacing’ in the landing ship HMAS Tobruk.He was Project Officer Officer for refits on Cockatoo Island; Submarin and Squadron Engineer based at HMAS Platypus then Engineer of HMAS Success.
Captain Greig was Project Manager of the Collin’s Class Submarine Project, and then policy director for Submarine Engineering matters.
That Ken is passionate about Submarines and their history, will be most obvious to you when you meet him on October 22nd.
Heavily involved in the ‘Silent Anzac Project’ the Foundation which aimed to Preserve,Protect and Promote HMAS AE 2,Ken was also Company Secretary of Find AE 1 Ltd.the organisation established in September 2013 to continue the search for HMAS AE 1 tragically lost with all hands,14 September 1914 and subsequently found on 20 December 2017.
Join us to hear Captain Ken Greig RAN Rtd. OAM share with us the story of how the AE2 was found 103 years after her loss!
The Waverley RSL is conviently situated opposite the station in Glen Waverley, and the parking is free, but you need to display a ticket on your das board which is obtainable from reception.Join us for a meal before the meeting..The Warramunga Restaurant opens at 5.30pm and a growing number of us take the opportunity of enjoying a lovely meal and a few drinks.We need to book tables and suggest you contact our Secretary, Rodney Phillips, who makes the booking and co ordinates the tables for us.Contact him on 0466 983 313, or Email him : email@example.com.