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'Leederry' at wharf at Smithton, Tasmania

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      Description: The 'Leederry' at Smithton wharf Smithton, Tasmania. The 'Leederry', a 124 ton auxialiary ketch, was built at St Helens in the early 1940s. She was commandeered for wartime service in the South Pacific soon after she was launched. Kauri Timbers acquired her in 1946 and she was used in the timber trade from the Duck River. By 1956 she was taking only two shipments a month from Smithton and by 1957 was sold.

Format: Pictorial and artistic works
Object: photographs

'Leederry' at wharf at Smithton, Tasmania

Subjects: shipping industrywharvestimbers

People/Orgs: Leederry (vessel)Kauri SawmillSmithton Wharf

Places: Smithton, TasmaniaSt Helens, TasmaniaDuck River, Tasmania

Institution: Circular Head Heritage Centre

Object number: CHH_00625

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