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War brought them together: families involved in WWII submarine attack off Moruya come together for the first time to remember

James Tugwell
By James Tugwell
Updated August 4 2022 - 8:03am, first published 4:00am
Dureenbee with her funnel blown off, aground on the Richmond bombora north of Batemans Bay. Picture: Maritime Museum.

Descendants of fishermen rescued when their boat was sunk by a Japanese submarine during WWII have met the family of the war-time heroes who saved their ancestors.

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James Tugwell

James Tugwell

Journalist

James Tugwell is a reporter for Australian Community Media in Batemans Bay. james.tugwell@austcommunitymedia.com.au 0447 189 738