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Boats setting out to sea at Island Bay for four fishermen's funerals, Sept 1933

Reference Number: 1/2-047737-G

Shows boats setting out to sea, from Island Bay, for four fishermen's funerals while men and women stand watching on the shore. Photograph taken by Sydney Charles Smith Sept 1933.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Waterscapes, related to Santina (Boat), Island Bay, Boats and boating - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Shipwrecks, Drowning, Funeral rites and ceremonies and Fishers.

Part of:
Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972 : Photographs of New Zealand, Reference Number PA-Group-00242 (1258 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: The fishing launch `Santana' foundered in Cook Strait on 25 September 1933. No trace of her 4 man crew was ever found.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File Print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Wellington. Island Bay(PFP-002402)

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