King Island : report of the Board Appointed to Enquire into the Necessity for the Erection of a Second Lighthouse on King Island, and as to the Best Means of Avoiding Shipwreck Thereon : together with minutes of evidence, etc.
|Corporate Author:||Victoria. Board Appointed to Enquire into the Necessity for the Erection of a Second Lighthouse on King Island, and as to the Best Means of Avoiding Shipwreck Thereon|
|Other Authors:||Barnard, Edward King, 1815-1896, Payne, Charles Bradney, 1827-1890, Stanley, Henry James, Captain, d. 1887|
Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1875
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Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ;
1875-76, no. 4
GP V 1875/76 no. 4 (1.6.MB)
"Presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency's command"
Board: Captain Edward. K. Barnard (master warden Marine Board Hobart)(chairman), Commander Charles B. Payne (chief harbor master Victoria) and Staff Commander H. J. Stanley (admiralty surveyor)
Witnesses: Captain David Nicholas (late of the barque Blencathra), Captain James McMeckan (McMeckan Blackwood & Co.), Captain Henry Faulkner Holt (of the ship Somersetshire), Captain Austen Cooper (Carlisle Castle), Captain Alexander McPetrie (Ben Voirlich), Captain Niel McEachran (James Hounsell), Captain Archibald McCurrie, Captain W. Henry Saunders (Tasmanian Steam Navigation Co.), Captain William Howard Smith (formerly of the Dandenong), Captain George Tickell [also spelt Tickle] (late of the Holmesdale), Captain James Elmslie (Sobraon), Captain George Burrell (late of the Syria), Captain Arthur Devlin, Captain Robert Duncan Espinasse (late of the Nimrod), Captain John Kennedy Freyer (late of the Waratah), Captain Charles Grey (Loch Maree), Captain Robert Fullarton (Harbormaster Melbourne), Captain Colin Brown (Australian Steam Navigation Co.), Captain Daniel McCallum, Captain John Thompson (Otway), Captain James Lowrie, Captain W[illiam] H[arrison] Lamond (last command the White Swan 1858), Captain William Shepherd (Romanoff), Captain Walter Wright (customs service), Captain Robert Geddes Rae (Sea Arrow), Captain William Sydserff, Captain William Cooper (Wimmera) and the Hon. George Ward Cole MLC
Evidence was taken (but not orally) from: Thomas Underwood (master of the Albion) and George Gilmore (warden Launceston Marine Board)
Witnesses proposed but not examined: Captain D. Walker (Australian Steam Navigation Co.), Captain [W. W.] Hall (of the Nubia), Captain J. McLean (of the Otago), Captain Lucas (Tasmanian Steam Navigation Co.), Captain [John] Pain (of the Barrabool) and Captain Shan (of the Royal Edward)
Appendix B: Register of wrecks and serious casualties to shipping from the year 1835 to 1875 on King Island and adjacent reefs
46p. ; 33cm.
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