Story: Youth organisations

Sea Scouts, Wellington, 1951

Sea Scouts, Wellington, 1951

Two Sea Scouts boats come into the jetty at Evans Bay during an inspection in December 1951, while a crowd looks on. Sea Scouts were a variant of Scouts that focused on sailing and seamanship. There were far fewer Sea Scouts than Scouts, and Auckland had the major concentration of these nautical troops.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
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How to cite this page:

Helen Dollery, 'Youth organisations - Scouts and Guides', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29506/sea-scouts-wellington-1951 (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Helen Dollery, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 31 Jan 2019