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Learning about boats: this time the Wadena

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A year ago I told you how the SS Minnesota, the first ironclad ship, sneaked up at night getting into the scrap at Hampton Roads in the Civil War to change the odds between the Merrimac and the Monitor.

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This year a little schooner named "Wadena" turned up in my research on Wikipedia and other Internet sources. She was a proud little rascal, always seeming to be on hand wherever there was action.

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