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Object: Lifeboat [ship’s gig]

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Title Lifeboat [ship’s gig]
Production Unknown, circa 1890, New Zealand
Materials wood, iron
Classification lifeboats, gigs
Dimensions Approximate: 7520mm (Length) x 1630mm (Width) x 730mm (Height)
Credit line Gift of the Department of Lands and Survey, 1973
Registration number NS000041
Lifeboat (ship's gig), wooden construction, clinker built, 10 planks per side, four thwarts. Mast clamp on forward thwart for anxiliary sailing rig.

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