Photograph, High Frequency Directional Finding Station. ; Unknown Photographer; ...

Name/Title

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

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Awarua

Maker

Unknown Photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1940-1950

Period

1940s

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, photographic paper

Inscription and Marks

In black pen along the top right edge of the photograph: '2671-037'.

Measurements

h 145 mm x w 100 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Communication (including Diaries and Letters)

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War Two

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Object Type

photographs

Object number

ZLB.2671.037

Copyright Licence  

Copyright status unknown - orphaned work

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