Campbell Island

1941-1945

Campbell Island radio station, 1941-1945

C Young, wireless operator at Campbell Island. Photo 1941-1945. National Library of New Zealand

Campbell Island radio station, 1941-1945

Radio bench at No 3 Camp, Perseverance Harbour, Campbell Island. Photo 1941-1945, probably by EW Mitchell. National Library of New Zealand

Coastwatchers on Campbell Island, 1941-1945. L-R: HNJ Trustrum, LJ Stanaway, RT Wilson, EW Mitchell

Coastwatchers on Campbell Island, 1941-1945. L-R: HNJ Trustrum, LJ Stanaway, RT Wilson, EW Mitchell. Photo: National Library of New Zealand

1951

Aboard HMNZS Kaniere on the way to Campbell Island, 1951

Aboard HMNZS Kaniere on the way to Campbell Island, 1951. Photo courtesy HJ McKechnie.1

Campbell Island, 1951

Campbell Island, 1951. Photo courtesy HJ McKechnie.1

Campbell Island Radio, 1951: Doug at the controls.

Campbell Island Radio, 1951: Doug at the controls. Photo courtesy HJ McKechnie.1

Campbell Island Radio, 1951

Campbell Island Radio, 1951: Photo courtesy HJ McKechnie.1 Click to enlarge.

Campbell Island Radio, 1951

Campbell Island Radio, 1951. Photo courtesy HJ McKechnie.1

In the kitchen at Campbell Island, 1951. HJ 'Bert' McKechnie in front.

In the kitchen at Campbell Island, 1951. HJ ‘Bert’ McKechnie in front. Photo courtesy HJ McKechnie.1

HMNZS Kiwi at Campbell Island, 1951

HMNZS Kiwi at Campbell Island, 1951. Photo courtesy HJ McKechnie.1


Notes:
1. HJ ‘Bert’ McKechnie (1928-1995), radiotelegraphist at Awarua Radio ZLB 1950-1991, seconded to Campbell Island 1951. Photos sourced by Alex Glennie.

See also:
1970s: Raoul and Campbell Islands radio circuits