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A hero who risked his life to save the Wiltshire's company: Seaman Kehoe, who jumped into the foaming waves and secured the life-line which had floated in from the ill-fated ship.

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Record ID
AWNS-19220615-35-2

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Auckland Weekly News Auckland Weekly News
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Date
15 June 1922

Date Period
1920-1929

Subjects
Portraits, Kehoe, Mr, Wiltshire (Steamship), Shipwrecks, Great Barrier Island, Cats, Sailors, Mens clothing, Auckland Hospital, HatsPortraitsKehoe, MrWiltshire (Steamship)ShipwrecksGreat Barrier IslandCatsSailorsMens clothingAuckland HospitalHats
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Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 15 June 1922 p035

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Description
Portrait showing Seaman Kehoe holding the SS Wiltshire's cat at Auckland Hospital, May 1922.