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Postby shipstamps » Mon Jan 26, 2009 4:25 pm

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A wooden motorboat built in 1956 or 1965 with a length of 52 feet.
Launched under the name WALANDE, named after a village in the south of the Malaita Island, Solomon Islands.
She was the first ship of a class of W ships designed by the Australian Mr. Swinfield, which were used in the Protectorate for Government service.
Accommodation for 24 passengers and 15 ton of cargo. Her speed is 7.5 knots.

2004 Fate or still used there I could not find out.

Solomon Islands 1975 4c sg272, scott 285.

Source: Navicula. Log Book.
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