Mystery Launch 29-02-2018

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Mystery Launch 29-02-2018
photo ex A. Turnball Library / Whites Aviation

Todays photo is dated 29 Jan 1950 & is from the 100th Anniversary Day Regatta. The ferry spectators are watching the 18 footer race.
Who can ID the launch in the forefront?

9 thoughts on “Mystery Launch 29-02-2018

  1. Hi Murray, Have not actually heard of the MARRIETTE but if you were thinking of the MARIETTA it’s not her

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  2. Its is very interesting re the original wheelhouse on LM, I had always assumed she had the slanted windows as a result of the wheelhouse fire Nov 1943 and documented in her NAPS service record but it would appear not. Anybody out there with any idea? As for the other launch – no idea, great pic though.

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  3. Remember seeing her around a lot, in that era, but for the life of me, can’t remember her name. She was always well kept.
    However, a lovely shot of L. M. in the middle distance, before her dodger days, but after she had her new bridgedeck. KEN R

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