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Quoits game on the Maheno


Patients and crew enjoy a quoits tournament aboard the hospital ship Maheno in 1918. Like boxing, quoits was a popular diversion whenever the seas were calm enough to enable people to use the decks.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PA-o-1645-15-1
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