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Rhino barge landing craft

Rhino Barge

The Rhino barge was a long, wide floating platform, built of steel pontoons joined together by steel angle irons. The larger barges had up to a a 500 ton capacity. This powered barge transported vehicles and supplies from moored vessels to the beach, and were also called "rhino ferries" and "rhino tugs" for the smaller barges.



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Three Rhino barges and a petrol barge

Rhino Barges

Three Rhino barges and a petrol barge. Photographer: Bacon. SC 193920.


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