Image: Freshly painted MV Butai, Solomon Islands, 1998

Freshly painted MV Butai, Solomon Islands, 1998

Our first port of call in the Santa Cruz Islands was Lata. Rather than tie up at the wharf, the crew ran the Butai aground at Luesalo Mission in Graciosa Bay. The image shows Jerry Finan enjoying the view of the freshly painted vessel.

Photographer:
Mark McGrouther
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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