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New Zealand Naval force leaving the Naval base at Devonport, Auckland on the 26th September 2011, bound for Wellington to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the NZ Navy. King George VI granted his recognition of NZ Naval forces to be a separate unit from the British Navy.
Ships depicted are: (far distance)
HMNZS Endeavour – logistics support vessel.(Middle right ) ANZAC class frigate – Te Kaha.
(Far right) Offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Otago(left) Offrshore partol vessel HMNZS Wellington.
(foreground) Inshore patrol vessel HMNZS Hawea.
Fuji HS10 at 193mm, 1/1000, f/8, iso 200, mode manual.
Single RAW image, tonemapped in painterly.