VH-BLD  Supermarine VS236 Walrus I

                                      Rare shot from the collection of Geoff Goodall of the ex military Walrus I P5564 as VH-BLD
                                      taken at Eagle Farm in 1951, as it was en route to Rabual, New Guinea from the RAAF disposals
                                      base at Camden, NSW.      It was one of four acquired by Amphibious Airways to be used on
                                      contract work in New Guinea.   See the entry on VH-BGP for historical background.  Like its
                                      sister aircraft, it was withdrawn from use in 1954.