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Name: Hutchinson, Basil
Role: Author (of NZMI article)
Abstract: Author of article published 1998

Source: New Zealand Marine News 1998 Volume 47 Number 3   Pages 144-145
Title:Mail barrel: Hospital Ships
Article Abstract:The Marama Hall at the University of Otago in Dunedin contains a large board headed "1914-1918. The Following Served with the MEDICAL DEPARTMENT on the HOSPITAL SHIPS MAHENO and MARAMA, During the Great War" The lists cover officers, N.C.O.s and men of the Medical and Dental Corps, women of the Nursing Service and Chaplains for each of the charters. There are over 1,000 names on the board.

In the Otago Museum there is a fine model of MAHENO and a painting of MARAMA, both in hospital ship livery, and a lifebuoy from MAHENO. Also in this section is a model of the Netherlands ship ORANJE which played a prominent part as a hospital ship during WW2 with many New Zealanders serving on her.


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