Ranginui

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RANGINUI

Today’s launch photo is from the Auckland Museum’s Tudor Collins collection. The photo quality is not the best, I suspect the plate was damaged at sometime in the past. The ww brains trust have come up with a big fat zero in terms of ID’ing the boat,  so help from the woodys would be appreciated.

In terms of the location – given its a Tudor Collins image it’s more than likely to be the Bay of Islands or even further north e.g. Whangaroa? Input here too please 🙂

She was not a mystery for long 🙂 view details & photos on Harold Kidd’s  27 Sept 2013 ww story on Ranginui at the link below.

https://waitematawoodys.com/2013/09/27/ranginui/

 

 

 

4 thoughts on “Ranginui

  1. I have just researched the Museum’s records & they show the photo was taken in 1952 at Otehei Bay in the Bay of Islands

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  2. Could be in the Bay, turtle island close to the right, Mountain’s Landing behind and Mataka Station behind that.

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  3. She is the RANGINUI & she was owned by H D hall for many years — I knew her very well in the mid 1940s/50s, which was part of the period of his ownership.–That is exactly how she looked when I first knew her, but was altered from original by then –KEN R

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