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Volunteers recover a Wahine liferaft


This photograph shows volunteers recovering a liferaft from the Wahine which had been blown onto the eastern shore. Some people who had survived everything else died when dashed against the rocks.


Ian McFarlane
Museum of Wellington
City and Sea Collection
Reference: 2166

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