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My Diving
Web Links - Dive Clubs
St George Scuba Club
Some of my Best Photos
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Dive Sites
Sydney Reef Dive Sites
Sydney Shipwrecks
Sydney Dive Visibility, Swell and Temps
Kelly Talking on ABC Sydney about Shipwrecks
NSW Dive Sites
Sydney Shipwreck Summary
NSW Shipwreck GPS/Marks
Australian Dive Sites
Overseas Dive Sites
Aircraft I have Dived
Old Bottles
Free Shipwreck Books

Dive Related Equipment
Shearwater Predator and Heinrichs Weikamp OSTC 2N
Uwatec Aladin Dive Computers
Apollo AV1 Underwater Scooter
Bauer Compressor
DIY Oxygen Stick - Nitrox
GoPro HD Hero Video Camera
My Camera Setup
Purchase of New Dive Boat
My Dive Boat - Mak Cat
My Old Dive Boat - Le Scat
My Dive Gear
GPS and Diving
Make Your Own Car Tank Rack

Marine Life
Rarer Sydney Marine Life
Bare Island Pygmy Pipe Horses
Bare Island Sea Horses
Bare Island Nudibranchs
Bare Island Marine Life
Encounter with Southern Right Whale and Calf

Other Dive Info
How Weather Affects Diving in Sydney
Visibility and Wave Averages in Sydney
Waves and Diving
Diving Weather and Sea Conditions
Tide Tables
Dive Accidents and Incidents
Dive Book Reviews
Site Map
Noel Hitchins 1951-2005
Lloyd Bridges - Mike Nelson in Sea Hunt
My Yachting Adventures
Below is a list of links to the main pages about my yacht, Catlypso and My Yachting Adventures:
  • Purchase of Catlypso
  • Details about Catlypso
  • Cleaning/Repairing Catlypso
  • My Yachting Adventures.
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    Michael's 4WD Trips
    Click here for a list of my Four Wheel Drive and Camping Trips.
    Home Brewing
    Click here for an article about Home Brewing.
    Sydney Dive Site Hints
    "Osborne Shoals has a cave called Meditation Cave"
    MV Malabar Photographs
    a Michael McFadyen's Scuba Diving - MV Malabar Photos The MV Malabar was wrecked at Long Bay (now Malabar) on 2 April 1931. This page has photographs of the ship, the wrecking and the shipwreck. For details on the ship, the wrecking and the diving, look at the MV Malabar Page.

    MV MalabarMV Malabar and Sydney Harbour Bridge
    The Malabar during trials
    on the Firth of Clyde, Scotland
    The Malabar passes under the incomplete
    Sydney Harbour Bridge while leaving Sydney Harbour
    MV MalabarLifeboats about to be launched
    The Malabar soon after
    hitting the rocks at Long Bay
    Three lifboats from the Malabar
    about to be launched
    Note the fog
    MV MalabarMV Malabar
    The Malabar on
    2 April 1931
    The wreck the day after hitting Long Bay - 3 April 1931
    The crowd at Malabar beachWreckage of the Malabar on east side of Malabar Beach
    What is now Malabar Beach and some of the crowdsWreckage of the Malabar on east side of Malabar Beach
    The Malabar engineIs this the Goolgwai's prop?
    Heinz Bendinger and the engine of the MalabarThis prop is behind the Malabar's engine
    and is probably from the Goolgwai

    Note that it now appears to be different
    The Malabar flywheelThe rudder of the Malabar
    The flywheel and a section of the driveshaft, at least 4 metres highPeter Flockart and the rudder of the Malabar

    Return to MV Malabar Page.

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