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First across Cook Strait

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Copyright Marlborough Museum - Marlborough Historical Society Inc
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Collection MHS (Unaccessioned) Photographs
Description Captain Euan Dickson, with two passengers, C.H. Hewlett, deputy chairman of the Canterbury Aviation Company and J.E. Moore, the chief mechanic, flew from Dillons Point to Trentham. It was the first crossing of Cook Strait by air. This photograph was taken at Dillons Point after the return from Wellington.

Captain Euan Dickson's Avro 504K, D6243, 28 August 1920.
Object ID 0000.900.0540
Object Name Photograph
Subjects Drumclog, Dillons Point
Title First across Cook Strait
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Last modified on: December 19, 2014