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Archive for August 2017.

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posted on: August 26, 2017

Thesen & Co. – Knysna’s contribution to the war effort

In 1942, during World War Two, the British Admiralty commissioned Thesen & Co. for the assembly and manufacture of a variety of wooden life boats and other craft including the famous, small wooden Fairmile B Motor Launch submarine hunters.

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