The Sydney Project has had many trips to the William Dawes with some well documented results in published in the articles below.
Read more about the wreck of the William Dawes:
ABC – Japanese attack off Tathra coast
Liberty Ship – William Dawes : Pictures and Interview with The Sydney Project
NSW Heritage Office – Fact Sheet
Naval Historical Society – Account of an incident in the Japanese submarine campaign off Australia and the efforts of the RAAF and VAOC to protect coastal shipping.