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TEE TBA-VLEES.

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THE KORAAGA DUE TO-DAY.

Tho Koranga, tho second of tho three steam steel ti aw lei s recently acquired by the Now South Wales Goxernment, passed Jervis Bay at 3 o'clock jostordny, and is expected to arrive bei o callo Ibis morning llio third trawler, the Gunnundaal, will probablj fol-

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Tho Koiaaga and Gunnundaal arc steam tra.lors of the most up-to-dato type, built by Smiths Dock Companj, Limited, of Middles boroiigh-on-Tccs England The dimensions of the \essels aro as follow -Length betxxeeu perpendiculars, lHift, breadth, extreme, 22ft, depth, moulded, 12ft They xvoro constructed undei Llojd s Bpecial suivov and to lccelxo theil highest class, and in many places the xesscls aro much stioiiuOi than these requlie ments demand in order to moot the special nituie of the woik in which they will be emplojcd The vessels aro designed xvlth a singlo deck with n long raised quaitor decl cm ried to the fore side of the trawl winch and also a raised top-gillunt foro tastle On the forecastle deck tho windlass for Working the nnch"»- will bo fitted, and an anchor of the stockloss type will bo housed in a long hawse pipe An iron breakwatoi Is also lilted to dix ort tho sea when the vessels are being drloen in hoax j ovcatho Tho crew is comfortnblj housed under the foiccastle deck the anti nee being through n lobbj on the starboard side o/er xxhicb tho forecastle deck is irrled affording ample piotoctlon to tho crow xvhen entering or leax ing the forecastle in li _ ax j wentber

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