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DUKW Restoration

DUKW Restoration

 by John Daniel

The Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff’s Office in New Orleans started restoration work on a DUKW which will eventually become part of the collection of the National D-Day Museum. John Daniel has taken a few photos of the vehicle, which we present here.. As you can see, the vehicle has undergone a few “improvements” during its post-war service. Further details and photos will be posted as they become available.

 

 

DUKW Restoration

 

 

Here’s a side view of the duck. Before it came to New Orleans, it belonged to the East Baton Rouge Sheriffs office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DUKW RestorationHere’s a bow shot. Notice that the surf shield is missing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DUKW RestorationThis is the drivers compartment. Note that the original data plates are still there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos by John Daniel