Lifejacket: "Sal Vus" from wreck of RMS TAHITI; Orpheus Beaumont; L1994.351.278

Name/Title

Lifejacket: "Sal Vus" from wreck of RMS TAHITI

About this object

Canvas & kapok "Sal Vus" design lifejacket from RMS TAHITI wrecked 17 August 1930. Autographed.

Maker

Orpheus Beaumont

Medium and Materials

Canvas/Natural Fibre/Textile, 0 - Whole

Inscription and Marks

U.S.S.CO.
"Sal Vus"

Measurements

HxWxD (3D mm YxXxZ): H 300 x W 460 x D 400mm (H 11 13/16 x W 18 1/8 x D 15 3/4in)

Subject and Association Keywords

Shipwreck/* LIFEBOAT SERVICES, PILOTAGE AND COASTGUARD ACTIVITIES

Subject and Association Keywords

Union Steam Ship Company/Shipping Lines/[Shipping]

Named Collection

Auckland Institute & Museum Maritime Collections

Credit Line

On loan from Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

L1994.351.278

Copyright Licence  

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