As day broke on Tuesday , 15th September 1914, the
larger vessels of the squadron began to take part in
the search for AE1 as well. Previously mentioned is
the 'Yarra' which ran aground in the north-west
passage into Mioko Harbour.
had steamed into Mioko from the main eastern
entrance searching for clues. She signalled flag "
...... check this", and limped back to Rabaul
Harbour to await repairs.
HMAS Parramatta began
searching some of the area that she had been through
the previous day, but concentrated on an area much
further north, (see map). One would have assumed she
would have searched the area where she last sighted