New Zealand - Miscellaneous, mainly armed forces and search & rescue operations

Date
1935, 1950-1951
Ref
PAColl-0785-1-222
Description

Photographs taken for publication in the New Zealand Free Lance, 1935 and 1950-1951. Plane crash in Ruahine Ranges and loss of pilot Hamish Armstrong, 1935; K-Force troops and crew from troopship `Wahine' which ran aground on Masela Island reef in Arafurua Sea north of Darwin, Aug 1951; air search using RNZAF Dakota of No 41 Transport Squadron for cutter Argo which went missing during Wellington to Lyttelton centennial yacht race, Feb 1951; after-math of volcanic eruption at Mount Lamington, Papua New Guinea, Feb 1951.

HMNZS Pukaki on return from active service in Korea, 1950 (photographs taken by McLachlan); RNZAF in Fiji and inspection by Air Vice-Marshal D V Carnegie, Chief of Air Staff, Jul 1951; military parade in grounds of Parliament, Wellington, undated; able seaman Ray W Golding serving in HMNZS Rotoiti, Jun 1951; Australian destroyer HMAS Anzac, Commander J Plunkett-Cole and crew, 1951 (and newspaper cutting)l; members of Britain's defence establishment at Western Union Air Examining Squadrons HQ (undated)

Quantity: 33 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Silver gelatin prints

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Part of
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives / Photographic prints
Format
33 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Silver gelatin prints
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