Destiny

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DESTINY
photos ex Dean Wright

Professional photographer Dean Wright & owner of the classic 1927 Bob Brown built launch Arethusa, sent me the above photos of Destiny at anchor in Waipiro Bay, Bay of Islands last weekend. Dean did a couple of circle around her in Arethusa.

Any of the work boat woodys out there able to shed some light on her past? She is a rather large woody & I assume now retired.

7 thoughts on “Destiny

  1. Saw her at Whangaroa just before New Year, anchored in “houghton” bay Milford Island. A strange looking craft, reminds me of a very large kid’s tug-boat toy.

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  2. Built in port Adelaide 1973.originally tuna fishing then purse sein fishing been retired for past 10 years,68 footer built from gum so heavy at around 100 ton powered by 8 cylinder kelvin

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  3. About 6 or 7 years ago she was moored at Robertsons when I had some work done on my boat there. I believe that she is of North American origin – West Coast?. She has been doing game fishing of the East Coast in recent years and the crew are aces at catching swordfish.

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