Object detail

Description
Cork and canvas life ring, from TIRI II, which was used to broadcast Radio Hauraki from 1968 to 1970. Painted red and white with black lettering.
The vessel was referred to as TIRI II by the radio station crew but it appears the registration was never changed from MV KAPUNI (1909). It is likely this lifering was previously on MV TIRI, the first Radio Hauraki vessel.
Accession number
2017.5.12
Museum System ID
38340
Collection type
Collection
Foster's
Classification
Media/Material details
cork, canvas, rope, paint
Media/Materials
Cork: 0 - Whole
Canvas: 0 - Whole
Rope (unidentified): 0 - Whole
Paint: 0 - Whole
Measurement details
Diameter (mm): 790mm (2 9/16ft): 0 - Whole
Thickness: 80mm (3 1/8in): 0 - Whole
On display?
Not on display

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