The decommissioned frigate, the ex-HMAS Adelaide was sunk off Avoca Beach on the New South Wales Central Coast to become a dive wreck on 13th April. More than 10,000 spectators watched the sinking of the Adelaide. It took 2 minutes for her to sink after 16 separate explosive devices were detonated.
A good photo can be seen at http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/buoys-removed-from-hmas-adelaide-site/story-e6freuy9-1226059476081 .
Early photos of divers visiting the wreck, taken by Robb Westerdyk, can be seen athttp://www.news.com.au/pictures/gallery-e6frflv9-1226040842380 . Within 1 month of the Adelaide’s scuttling, 2 navigational buoys had been sabotaged at the site. The police said that the offenders removed the buoys sometime between May 1 and May 13. Read more at http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/buoys-removed-from-hmas-adelaide-site/story-e6frfku0-1226059460977#ixzz1O1KajQQg. According to the web page found at http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/ipad/its-just-a-dive-but-shipwreck-worth-78/story-fn6bqvxz-1226050147723 , “Divers will pay a minimum of $78 for a look at the wreck of the former HMAS Adelaide . . . . Divers with their own boat and gear will pay $18 per head and a $60 mooring fee. Commercial operators are expected to charge $80 for divers with gear or $140 for those requiring equipment. . . All divers must make a booking with accredited dive operators or Central Coast Tourism to obtain a permit.”