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U S Navy skin divers at Oriental Bay, Wellington, Dec 1956

Reference Number: 1/2-102101-F

Two American `frogmen' (U S Navy skin divers) from the assault-supply ship Arneb, standing next to a group of children at the water's edge of the beach at Oriental Bay, Wellington. Inflatable boats are visible in the background. Photograph taken circa 14 December 1956, by an unidentified photographer for the Free Lance.

Key terms:
1 image, related to United States. Navy, Oriental Bay, Children - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Scuba divers and Beaches - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative. Vertical imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Published in the Free Lance, 14/12/56, p 24: `American frogmen from the assault-supply ship Arneb demonstrated their skills in exercises off Oriental Bay ...'

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. Navy, U S. 1956(PFP-030371)

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