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Flying boats, Mechanics Bay, Auckland, between 25 Dec 1937 - 1 Jan 1938

Reference Number: 1/4-048844-G

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..."

Key terms:
1 image, related to Centaurus (Flying boat), Imperial Airways, American Airways, Samoan Clipper (Flying boat), Pan American World Airways Inc, Mechanics Bay and Seaplanes.

Part of:
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Aircraft. Seaplanes. Sikorsky. 1938(PFP-023972)

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