Thos. C. Dunn to S. A. Smith, 27 February 1942

Thos. C. Dunn to S. A. Smith, 27 February 1942

Feb. 27, 1942. Fruitvale, B- C -
The Chairman.
Dear Sir,
In reply to your letter of January 20th, I am still interested in the possibilities of obtaining a craft capable of serving me in the duties of commercial fishing.
Trusting that you will furnish me with all necessary information regarding the leasing or lending such craft to good Canadians for the duration of this war; also is such boats fully equipped with riggin and the usual fishing equipment that is needed.
Hoping to hear from you as soon as possible.
I remain, Yours truly,
"Thos. C. Dunn"
(I have Army-exemption)



Thos. C. Dunn to S. A. Smith, 27 February 1942


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