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Appreciation Plaque - Currie Cruise, Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, 1997 Object Reg. No: HT 5545

Summary:
Wooden plaque, 'With thanks to Melbourne Radio VIM for supporting the 1997 Currie Port Phillip to Port Lincoln Cruise'. The organiser of the cruise was the Brighton Yacht Club.

This plaque was collected from the Melbourne Coastal Radio Station after it was closed in July 2002. In addition to communications equipment and documentation, items in general office use were collected in order to represent as far as possible the working environment at the time of closure.
Description:
Rectangular plaque. Pyroengraved with two dolphins a triangle flag, emblem of the Royal Brighton Yacht Club and text. It has bevelled edges. The back has stains and a few remnants of the blue tac which was used to attach it for display.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 97 mm (Height), 9 mm (Width), 151 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: communications, wireless, radio stations
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2002, Melbourne Coastal Radio, Reminiscences of an OTC Technician, 1969-1992, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2012
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: plaques
Inscriptions: With thanks to / Melbourne Radio VIM / for supporting / The 1997 / CURRIE / Port Phillip to / Port Lincoln Cruise
Recipient: Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 1997
References: Melbourne MCS (Melbourne Maritime Coastal Service) accessed 13 March 2012 http://coastradio.info/vim.html

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