The Bina was one of the administrative touring vessels available. The other being the Betua. Thse found it difficult to find a satisfactory harbour on the southern coast of Guadalcanal.
More about the ships and laucnes in and around Guadalcanal can be discovered in the Solomons and Ships Article.
Picture courtesy of The National Archives
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