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  1. Barque off Auckland

    Barque off Auckland

    A barque that could be the Rona, once and later the Polly Woodside, is shown entering Auckland in 1908. Her fore royal is gone, and in spite of still carrying a gaff she has only got a ''leg of mutton'' spanker. Parsimony was in order, the young sailors saw no future in sail and good windship sailor