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The ship Durango after a shooting incident, anchored off Aotea Quay, Wellington, with police launch on right, 4 Feb 1966

Reference Number: EP/1966/0460/11-F

The ship Durango after a shooting incident, anchored off Aotea Quay, Wellington, with police launch Lady Elizabeth on right. Photograph taken 4 February, 1966 by an Evening Post staff photographer.

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The ship Durango after a shooting incident, anchored off Aotea Quay, Wellington, with police launch on right, Reference Number EP/1966/0460-F (1 digitised items)
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) (Individual image on negative strip)Cellulose triacetate negative, 35mm. Single negative

Historical Notes: A ship's steward (Englishman, Anthony McGuire) was shot in the stomach when the ship was leaving Wellington in the early morning of 4 February. Wellington police were sent to investigate. Passengers on the Durango included former Prime Minister Sir Walter Nash who was travelling to the United Kingdom.

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