Corrimal man stowed-away in Australia-bound ship

Stranded in London, Corrimal man, Alfred Lawrence hid in the bunkers of an Australia-bound ship in an anxious effort to find his way home. Alfred, aged 20, stowed away on the SS Raranga on April 23 1947, hiding in the ship’s bunkers for two days before giving himself up to the crew. The young Corrimal…

£20,000 in forged notes found on Bulli Pass

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The Beast of Bulli: 1946 Sandon Point murder

TWO young lovers were parked in their car on Sandon Point – at the time a secluded beachside headland – in August 1946 when they were savagely attacked by a man who was tagged by the media, The Beast of Bulli. Mervyn Garvie, later to be known as ‘Skulls’ because of a tattoo on his…