Emergency Beacon, MV "Rena"

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Post 1990
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Life-bouy self-igniting light for use on a life jacket that was salvaged as part of the Rena disaster clean-up operation. Cylindrical in shape. Orange with black base and clear plastic round top where light would shine. Writing on side in English and Chinese. Salvaged from the MV "Rena".

On October 5, 2011, the MV "Rena", a container vessel, carrying a mixed cargo from Napier to Tauranga ran aground on Ōtāiti, Astrolabe Reef, 12 nautical miles off the Bay of Plenty coast.
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Post 1990
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Gifted by Beca on behalf of The Swedish Club
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