The above photos of Lady Clare were sent to me by Dean Wright, they date from the 1980’s when Dean was game fishing.
Dean recalls that Lady Clare was owned at the time by a chap named Peter Clarkson, but his memory may be clouded, it was the 80’s J
In the photos above she’s being skippered by John Batterton & they’re weighing in a Broadbill at Paihia c.1987.
What more do we know about Lady Clare & where is she today?
UPDATE Some historical photos ex Ken Ricketts below – not sure if the varnished coamings are as orginal – but the ones of her with a block of flats on top, show her at Mahurangi a couple of years ago. Read more about her past in the comments section of this post.