United States Navy Submarine Base

Stage Number: MBNH.09.03.20

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Fortitude Valley-New Farm-Newstead

Epoch: Late 20th Century

Street Address: Macquarie Street, Teneriffe

Latitude & Longitude: -27.45902778,153.05047222

Time Link: 1942

Map Link: 1943

Image Time Point: 1943

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The United States Navy Submarine Base operated from April 1942 to March 1945. The base serviced and supplied the fleet of 11 submarines for the Pacific War. The Brisbane Submarine Command reported the sinking of 117 enemy ships.


Kowald, Margaret. with Val Donovan, Ruth Kerr, Kay Cohen, Lyndsay Smith, and Jean Stewart. Lost Brisbane and Surrounding Areas: The Later Years. Volume 2. RHSQ. 2016 page 96

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2058 Moreton District Maps – A Series. 6 miles to the inch. Moreton District. 6 miles to the inch. Survey Office, Brisbane. 634905