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Air Sea Rescue Craft 10

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This rescue barge was stationed in the North Sea during World War II. These craft, code-named 'Cuckoos', had no engines and were moored along the bomber routes tot occupied Europe. Their role was to provide emergency shelter for the crews of downed aircraft, and each craft contained vital equipment and supplies.

Scottish Maritime Museum

Irvine


Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 39.5 x W 50 cm

Accession number

PCF 03

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

PW Hall


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Scottish Maritime Museum

Laird Forge Buildings, Gottries Road, Irvine, North Ayrshire KA12 8QE Scotland

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