Kiwis making an amphibious carrier?

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Kiwis making an amphibious carrier?

Joined: March 5th, 2004, 1:20 pm

July 1st, 2012, 8:10 pm #1

Bonjour,

Are those Kiwis turning this carrier into an amphibious one?

http://www.g503.com/forums/download/file.php?id=27570

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http://www.g503.com/forums/viewtopic.ph ... &start=435

Regards from Canada.
Francois Gousse
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Joined: February 27th, 2005, 6:44 am

July 1st, 2012, 9:46 pm #2

looks like it must have floated......

http://digitalnzgeoparser.tripodtravel. ... eorge-bull

obvously fared better than the carrier used in the British trials for rocket-assisted egress from mud.....
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Joined: November 18th, 2004, 12:46 am

July 1st, 2012, 9:57 pm #3

More an be found at the NZ National Archives, here is the series of photos taken in 1943:

=Photographic+Archive&i[subject]=Universal+carrier+%28Armoured+military+vehicle%29&i[year]=[1938+TO+1948]&text=nile+maadi]http://beta.natlib.govt.nz/photos?i[lib ... %29&i[year]=[1938+TO+1948]&text=nile+maadi

Note the safety proceduers, where are the lifejackets, although I do note there is a safety boat

cheers
David
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