photos ex Keith Munro
Ex Auck Police launch. 52ft x 15ft, Millar & Tunnage, 1960, kauri, twin 210hp Cat dsl s (9 – 16 knts). The older photos show her being restored in 1996 by John Wright & Dave Brown. The ‘older’ photo of her post re-launch in the water has the launch Alwyn alongside.
Deodar has recently had an extensive refit is back to her former glory & now for sale & quote the trademe listing ‘owners will trade & priced reduced to sell.
There have been books written on Deodar’s life in the ‘force’
18/06/2104 A selection of ‘random’ photos added from ex Deodar crew member – John Elingham’s collection. Posted to ensure they are recorded / stored for the future.
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Also below – a few from John of the ill-fated Wellington police boat – Lady Elizabeth