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HMNZS Hawea patrolling the Han River (2nd of 2)

HMNZS Hawea patrolling the Han River

HMNZS Hawea patrols the Han River in Korea. Hot Korean summers contrasted markedly with bitter winters. The crew of the Hawea experienced the full range of seasons, serving there from March 1951 to March 1952.

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Ian McGibbon, 'Asian conflicts - Korean War', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/34521/hmnzs-hawea-patrolling-the-han-river (accessed 20 October 2021)

Story by Ian McGibbon, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Feb 2016