Life raft designed to be dropped from a light aircraft

Life raft designed to be dropped from a light aircraft
Date
10 December 1973
Ref
EP/1973/5393/8A-F
Description

Rescue authorities at the handing over of the Wellington area's first airborne life raft suitable for dropping from light aircraft, at the Evans Bay Marina. They are from left: R A Mackay, operations controller of the Sea and Rescue Service. C K Watson, Chairman of Wellington Search and Rescue. Mr Barrell, chairman or the Wellington Marine Search and Rescue committee. Captain Henry. Inspector I Croxford of the New Zealand Police Search and Rescue operations. Photograph taken 10 December 1973 by an Evening Post staff photographer.

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on 35mm negative strip.

Additional description

Alternative form available: Print in Turnbull Library Pictures Evening Post illustrations file at Accidents-Sea rescues (Cabinet no 2, drawer 1).

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Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Life raft designed to be droppod from a light aircraft
Format
1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on 35mm negative strip, Negatives
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