80 YEARS SINCE MV NIMBIN SUNK OFF NORAH HEAD

Today marks 80 years since, the merchant ship Nimbin sunk off Norah Head.

Seven men were killed after the ship struck a German mine laid during World War II.

The naval vessel had been travelling with supplies from Coffs Harbour to Sydney.

Thirteen survivors clung onto debris for some hours, until a passing ship rescued them.

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