Classic Launch Parma Sinks Under Harbour Bridge

Classic Launch Parma Sinks Under Harbour Bridge

Very sad photo above of the 1958, 34’ Brin Wilson built launch Parma that sunk today near / under the Auckland Harbour Bridge. Cause of sinking unknown, it was a beautiful flat day on the harbour, a witnesses said she just starting sinking before their eyes. At this stage unable to comment on the condition of those onboard or whether she can be salvaged.

Any more input would be appreciated .

We updated her WW story, just a month ago when she had a change of ownership – link here https://waitematawoodys.com/2019/11/14/parma/

08-08-2022 UPDATE – dockside chat reports that Parma was refloated and currently hauled out at Westpark (Hobsonville Marina). ‘Probable’ cause of the sinking – not using the center span under the Auckland Harbour bridge and taking the gap between last upright and Northcote Point – lots of man-made bricks there – refer photos below

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