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SECRETS OF THE SEA.

TRAWLERS' LOCATE WRECKS.

L-f Sydney, October 1.

Two of the State trawling vessels have located wrecks during their trawling ope- rations. On her last trip the Gunun daal let down her trawl about five mijes off Botany South Head, and at 30 fathomĀ« struck an obstruction which proved to be a wreck. The trawling net suf- fered very severely and most of it was lost, but what was dragged out of depths brought with it a piece of angle steel about 30 ft. in length, with a spring about 9 in. long attached 'to it. It evi- dently came off the decking of a vessel. The 'steel appeared to have been in the water a very long time, and was heavily oxidised, but the name, "Consctti & Co./'

a well-known firm of steel makers in Yorkshire, was discernable on it. On the same day and about the same locality elie Koraaga" at a depth of 50 fathoms fouled something very substantial, and in her carse too the trawl net was con- siderably damaged. It brought up with it a ship's boat davit._

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