ZK-AMH  Short S.25 Sandringham 4                                   (c/n  SH.55C)


                                         Four Short Sandringhams (a conversion of the Sunderland Mk III long range patrol aircraft)
                                         were acquired by Tasman Empire Airlines in 1946 to replace the Short S.30s. ZK-AMH was
                                         the former RAF Sunderland JM715.  The Sandringhams were not popular with TEAL's crews
                                         and were somewhat short-lived, all having been withdrawn by 1949.   This shot was taken at
                                        Auckland sometime in 1949.    It was sold in Australia in 1950 to Barrier Reef Airways, be-
                                        coming VH-BRC.