New Zealand Maritime Index



Source: Boating New Zealand
Reference ID:12001010
Publisher:Independent News Auckland Ltd
Year2001
MonthNovember
Number183
Page:103 - 106
Title: Vintage Viewpoint. Jack & Doug Part 2. MATARA, Doug and 31 Battery
Author: Kidd, Harold; Elliott, Robin
Abstract: The racing of MATARA from 1940 to 1944 seriously affected by World War 2 but after Doug volunteered for the army in 1941 Jack was able to continue to race her when he had time off from his manpowered engineering job. Doug was sent to Egypt and participated in the desert campaigns and then through Italy where he was killed in 1944.
Descriptor 1: Biographies
Illustration: b&w M-10 tank-buster from 31 battery in San Casciano, July 1944


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