|Photographer:||Clyde Dickens [View profile]||Title:||NSW WATER POLICE WP34 22574||Added:||Apr 05, 2011|
|Captured:||April 05, 2011||IMO:||Unavailable||Hits:||600|
Sydney Harbour, under Bradleys Head. 5 April 2011.
This class of Patrol Boat has not been given names.
The (Australian state of) New South Wales Water Police have earned a very good reputation with yachties and motor boat people. All have a common interest and respect for the sea.
Their duties include:
-policing the waterways of NSW to reduce marine crime
-protecting life and property, both at sea and on inland waters
-overseeing aquatic events and controlling spectator craft
-coordinating search and rescue off the coast of NSW
-carrying out diving operations and underwater searches for missing persons and evidence
-maintaining and servicing police launches
-addressing marine crime prevention issues
-safety and compliance reinforcement