Digitised Image

Wahine disaster survivors at Seatoun, Wellington, 10 Apr 1968

Reference Number: 35mm-01160-33-F

Survivors from the wreck of the Wahine inter-island ferry, on the shore at Seatoun in Wellington, with rescuers. Shows two women wrapped in woollen blankets, being helped by a man in a trench raincoat. Other people stand round a pile of blankets in the background. Photograph taken on 10 April 1968, by an unidentified photographer for the Evening Post.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Wahine (Ship. Built 1966), Seatoun, Marine accidents - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Shipwrecks - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc., Rescue work and Ferryboat disasters.

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)Film negative. Vertical imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures387. Wahine. Wreck. 1968(PFP-030191)

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