Historical information

This rocket equipment has been used in various lifeboat and rocket stations on Victorian Coast. It is unclear if this is the original rocket equipment from Port Campbell. This equipment, if not original to the site, has been used in rescue operations and is identical to the equipment that was in use at Port Campbell from C.1890 onwards

Physical description

Body of rescue stretcher is canvas and timber slats. Straps of canvas webbing attached to sides. Rope loops at either end, rope runs along the length of stretcher. Opens out to secure patient.