MV Tassie III (S-77) was a 120-ton steel motor vessel, which was requisitioned by the United States Army during the Second World War. She was carrying 80 tons of condemned ammunition when she was wrecked 28°38′20″S 153°36′50″E / 28.638795°S 153.613906°ECoordinates: 28°38′20″S 153°36′50″E / 28.638795°S 153.613906°E while sheltering at the jetty at Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia, on 9 June 1945.
The Australian salvage tug Tancred salvaged most of the ammunition from the wreck in 1946.
- ^ "Tassie III". Heritage Branch, Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW Government. Retrieved 12 October 2011.
- ^ "Further delay in ship salvage". The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld), Wednesday 23 January 1946. p.3. Retrieved 12 October 2011.