Flying boats, Mechanics Bay, Auckland

Flying boats, Mechanics Bay, Auckland
Date
between 25 Dec 1937 - 1 Jan 1938
Ref
1/4-048844-G
Description

American Airways Sikorsky flying boat 'Samoan Clipper', and Imperial Airways flying boat 'Centaurus', moored off the Pan-American Airways wharf, at Mechanics Bay, Auckland, between 24 December, 1937 and 1 January, 1938. Photographer unidentified.

Caption in Evening Post 13/1/1938 "The Samoan Clipper destroyed by fire - Last visit to NZ. - the lost Samoan Clipper (in the foreground)...with the Imperial Airways flying boat Centaurus behind it..."

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Glass negative

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper / Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Glass negative, Orientation: Horizontal image
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