USS Peary

Location: Darwin
State: NT
Date Sank: 1942
Vessel Type: Steel Destroyer (Clemson Class)
Construction Material: steel
Max Depth: 30
Average Depth: 27
Average Visibility: 3
Diver Qualification: Advanced
Access Type: BOAT
Directions: Darwin Sub Aqua Club Fannie Bay Cullen Bay dive centre 12 28.50'S 130 49.75'E
Wreck Description: USS Peary was bombed and sunk after Japanese bombing of Darwin It sank stern first at about 1300hrs Crew totaled 157 No of deaths 92 A 4 inch gun from Peary is located on the Darwin esplanade and points to the wrecksite location.