1940, Turakina sunk by German raider in Tasman
Images and media
Film: Antarctic Adventure pt 1
Part one of the film Antarctic Adventure. The New Zealand section of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by Sir Edmund Hillary, sails from Wellington to the Ross Sea in HMNZS Endeavour.
Film courtesy of Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga Reference number: W3606/g/8, 1957 See more about this film on Archives New Zealand's Audio Visual wiki Permission of Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga must be obtained before any re-use of this material.
'Film: Antarctic Adventure pt 1', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/video/antarctic-adventure-pt-1, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 22-Jul-2014
Can you tell us more about the information on this page? Perhaps you have a related experience you would like to share?
Comments will be reviewed prior to posting. Not all comments posted. Tell me more...
Posted: 29 Jan 2013
I was part of the 9 man crew who took this ship to canada in 1962.
Posted: 25 Feb 2010