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|Description: The ships 'Defender', 'Leederry', 'Wombat' and 'Mileeta' berthed at Smithton Wharf at Duck River. In 1946 Kauri Sawmill still trading as J S Lee and Sons purchased the 'Wombat' and 'Leederry' which became regular Duck River traders. The 'Mileeta' and 'Defender' were ships regularly used in the timber trade by J S Lee and other Smithton sawmillers.|
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Ships 'Defender', 'Leederry', 'Womba't and 'Mileeta' berthed at Smithton Wharf at Duck River, Smithton, Tasmania
Subjects: shipping industry; wharves; timber-getting
People/Orgs: Defender (vessel); Leederry (vessel); Wombat (vessel); Mileeta (vessel); Kauri Sawmill; Lee J S & Sons; Smithton Wharf
Places: Smithton, Tasmania; Duck River, Tasmania
Institution: Circular Head Heritage Centre
Object number: CHH_00640
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