Photograph, High Frequency Directional Finding Station. ; Unknown Photographer; ...
Photograph, High Frequency Directional Finding Station.About this object
This photograph is of the High Frequency Directional Finding Station at Awarua. During World War Two, this station monitored New Zealand waters for any enemy vessels. When one was detected, the Awarua Station liaisoned with Wellington, Auckland and sometime Sydney to triangulate the location of the unwelcome vessel and provide a location for aircraft to target. During the war, the Station was so important that it was protect by armed guards at all times.Place Made
1940-1950Inscription and Marks
In black pen along the top right edge of the photograph: '2671-037'.Measurements
h 145 mm x w 100 mmPeriod
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, photographic paperObject number
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