National Geographic : 1943 Mar
© National Geographic Society skoaacnrome Dy ntowell walker Birthplace of Australia's First White Settlement, Sydney Has Become the Home of1,310,000 People The tiny colony, established in 1788, was located in a cove near the left pylon of the bridge. This 1,650-foot span isone ofthe longest single-arch bridges inthe world. On June 1, 1942, four midget Japanese submarines penetrated the harbor, torpedoing a navaldepot ship. All were destroyed.