Historical information

A portable radio receiver and VHF transmitter used by the Sea Pilot Service. An early model used from about 1956 for ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore communication during arrival and departure procedures.


Used by the Port Phillip Pilot service in the 1950s

Physical description

Miniphone radio receiver / transmitter and carry bag

Inscriptions & markings

MFD by Commonwealth Electronics Pty Ltd Type No 180TRN Serial No 184