A heavily corroded Pratt and Whitney R-1839 SC3-G twin row radial engine, which was recovered ...

Accession Number P04360.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Place made Malaya: Kelantan, Kota Bharu
Date made 1976 -
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Status to be assessed

Description

A heavily corroded Pratt and Whitney R-1839 SC3-G twin row radial engine, which was recovered from the sea in 1976, by Mr Abdul Rahman Bin Win Harum, (right) a local fisherman from Kota Bharu, Malaysia. The engine is from the port side of a No 1 Squadron RAAF, Lockheed Hudson bomber (A16-19) which crashed into the sea after attacking Japanese shipping on 8 December 1941.