ID number ART21330
Title RAAF crash boat rescues pilot from the sea
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Date made 1944
Medium pen, ink and wash on paper
Measurement Overall: 21.6 x 22.8 cm

Description

This crash boat was the Air-Sea Rescue craft of Royal Australian Air Force Marine Section, Port Moresby. Over a period of six months the unit had saved many people within a radius of 63 kilometres of Port Moresby.