Life Boat No 10 - Picton, New Zealand
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member No Fixed Aboder
S 41° 17.505 E 174° 00.450
60G E 249424 N 5424534
Quick Description: A life boat from the sunken cruise liner Mikhail Lermontov.
Location: South Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 3/7/2010 11:11:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM8BP6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
Views: 9

Long Description:
Situated in a car park in Wellington Street, Picton sits Life
Boat No 10. On 16 February 1986 The prestige Russian cruise liner Mikhail Lermontov left Picton with 743 passengers aboard. Near Port Gore in the Marlborough Sounds she struck a reef and sank in 33 metres of water. Passing ships picked up the survivors and unfortunatly one crew member lost his life. This life boat was the 5th from the forward on port side. At sea, by convention, odd numbers are on the starboard side and even on the port. (visit link)
Is there a tour: no

If boat is a garden what was planted in it: Not listed

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