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Postby aukepalmhof » Thu Sep 03, 2020 8:59 pm

fast pursuit craft Hong Kong Police.jpg
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2019 Hong-Kong-Police-Force (2).jpg
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On this miniature sheet issued by Hong Kong in 2019 for the Police Force in the margin of the sheet are two patrol craft depict which I believe are from the same class.
She are from the “fast pursuit craft” class, which was built by Queensland Ships Pty Ltd, Australia for the Hong Kong Police force, there were in 2019 8 in service.
Length overall 8.5m.
Speed 49 knots.
Crew 3.

By the stamp issues was given:
Since its inception in 1844, the Hong Kong Police Force (“the Force”) has taken on the mantle of maintaining law and order in our society, and safeguarding and protecting the lives and property of Hong Kong people. Sparing no effort in achieving its vision “that Hong Kong remains one of the safest and most stable societies in the world”, the Force keeps up with the times and strives for continuous improvement in every aspect of its activities. With its relentless efforts, crime rates in the territory continue to drop and this makes Hong Kong a better place in which to live and do business. To help the public understand more about this outstanding disciplined service, Hongkong Post issues a set of six special stamps and a stamp sheetlet to showcase the dynamics of police work.
It is the duty of the Force to maintain boundary security by combating illegal immigration, smuggling and cross-boundary criminal activities. ... ab5?lang=E
Hong Kong 2019 $10 sgMS?, scott?
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