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    by sidley70 ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ( Leading Seaman)
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    RNinMunich
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    I agree. Vaguely based on that prototype, judging by the foredeck, but with a lot of poetic license / simplification.
    Curious though that the builder chose a 'one off' for the basis but gave it a pinnace pennant number. Maybe he served on the pinnace!?
    Whatever, carry on boating folks, Doug๐Ÿ˜Ž
    Young at heart - slightly older in other places ๐Ÿ˜‰ Cheers Doug
    Dave J
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    Sorry to say this but it doesnt look like anything like any RAF boat that ive seen maybee a concotion of the builders imagination but using a Raf number thats My Opinion

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    Hi Sid,
    If the number is correct she's based on an RAF 60 foot General Service Pinnace.
    http://www.rafboats.co.uk/pin60gsmk2spec.html
    But the hull shape doesn't fit! See attached pics of number 1261, closest I could find to 1258 but from the same batch.
    Nearest I could find that fits the hull and superstructure shape of the model at the bow is the 65ft Walton HSL (High Speed Launch).
    http://rafboats.co.uk/hslw65.html
    See pics attached pics of #2642. She was a 'One Off' which never went into production.
    Hope this helps, or does it just add to the confusion!?๐Ÿค”
    Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
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    sidley70
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    Greetings from Australia,
    Can anyone help identify this boat. It was built from a plan and was listed as a Thames Fast Patrol Boat WW2.I am having difficulty finding any information about it. Any help would be most appreciated. Sid



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