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“I am writing to seek any assistance you may be able to give me regarding an old ship “Wanata”.
In October 1852 my great great grand parents … sailed from England to Australia on the Wanata. I would like to get a picture of the Wanata if possible. There are no images to be found here in Australia. I wrote to Greenwhich Museum UK but they have no images either. I found on the internet that the Wanata was constructed in New Brunswick, so, although it is a long shot, I thought I should also try with you, in case you have images or information in your archives.
It was amazing the way these little ships sailed all around the world. It says a lot about the design & construction and the skill & knowledge of the sailors. I thank you for your attention. Regards.”
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