Sea Mines Laid in Australian water by German Raiders October and November 1940


I seeking advice on how to search for the German Raider Pinguin and auxiliary minelayer Passat laying mines on the east and south coast of Australia in October and November 1940.

I've placed numerous combination in the search and come up with nothing. All I have to go on at the moment is two books: Ghost Cruiser HK33 written with the cooperation of Pinguin survivors (the ship was sunk by a RN cruiser in the Indian Ocean) and another Hitler's Secret Pirate Fleet by James P. Duffy.

These books appear to give a relatively detailed account of these two ships actions. However, I need the Australian account to verify the German view.

Any help would be greatly appreciated

Kind Regards


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