Mystery Launch 04-06-22
I know there is a name (its very short) on the life rings but I can’t read it. But given the very distinctive design of the launch, I’m sure we can ID the boat.
I came from a very old file I had so hopefully I have not posted the image before 🙂
How Well Do You Know The WW Site ? Hopefully on Sunday (if Saturday is a crap weather day) I will do a story on the WW site, I have spoken to several people recently that were unaware of the full functionality of the WW site – so I’m putting together some ‘flying’ instructions.
I’m quite sure that my uncle Arthur Fisher owned Lady Vie which he sold prior to having Tamaroa
She has a bit of a Percy Vos look about her to me, what do others think? –KEN R
The info above ties in with the main subject – the ‘California Clipper’, a Boeing 314 that pioneered Pacific seaplane routes during WW2. Photo taken at Mechanics Bay. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Clipper
What a amazing photo does she still exist
She was used by Pam American Airways in 1939 — This image is from the Tudor Collins Collection & I have sent it to Alan for posting in an earlier post where she appeared under the label LADY VIE — KEN R
She is the LADY VI — KEN R