Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Any "Boat" in an Emergency

Soldiers transport the wounded in a rubber raft
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by David Stone Martin; C. 1943; Framed Dimensions 28H X 45W
Accession #: 88-159-II as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
Related Content

Though not as easily handled as boats, rubber life rafts serve admirably to transport wounded from beach to ship where the shore is too shallow for craft with deeper draught. This one is used in maneuvers at Camp Lejeune.

Topic
Document Type
  • nhhc-document-types:art
Wars & Conflicts
  • nhhc-wars-conflicts:world-war-ii
File Formats
  • nhhc-file-format:image
Location of Archival Materials