Report from the Select Committee upon westward harbors : together with the proceedings of the Committee, minutes of evidence and appendices

Corporate Author: Victoria. Parliament. Legislative Assembly. Select Committee upon Westward Harbors
Other Authors: Balmain, Thomas Cubitt, 1827-1864, Barrow, John, Beaver, Francis Edis, 1824-1887, Campbell, H. C., Clarke, Andrew, Sir, 1824-1902, Denney, Thomas, Elliot, John, Fawthrop, James, b. 1805?, Hays, W. Bennett, Henty, Edward, 1810-1878, Horne, George Samuel Wegg, 1811?-1873, Hughes, Daniel Abraham, 1819 or 1820-1879, Kerr, Andrew, Mills, J. B. d. 1877, Pasley, Charles, 1824-1890, Raingill, Thomas, Rutledge, William, 1806-1876, Ware, Jeremiah George, 1818-1859, Warrnambool (Vic.). Council. Public Works Committee, Warrnambool (Vic.). Council. Committee Appointed to Consider the Whole of the Matters connected with the New Jetty 1857
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1857
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1856-57, no. D 66a
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Item Description: "Ordered by the Legislative Assembly to be printed 20th November 1857"
Committee: William Rutledge (chairman) Francis Beaver, Sir Andrew Clarke, Edward Henty, George Horne, Daniel Hughes, Charles Pasley and Jeremiah Ware
Witnesses: Charles Bailey (contractor for erection of jetty), John Barrow (civil engineer), Edward Benyon (Port Fairy resident and trader/formerly chief officer under Capt. Mills), Captain Alexander Campbell (harbor master Melb.), William Champ (Inspector General of Penal Establishments), Captain Clarke (Member of Committee), John Cowtan (former ship captain in merchant service), James Fawthrop (harbor master Portland), Charles Ferguson (chief harbor master Vic.), Lewis Grant (trader), Alexander Hamilton, Thomas O. Harris (jetty builder, engineer?), Captain Henry Harrison (of the Sydney Griffiths), Lieutenant/Captain Frank Helpman (Royal Navy), Captain J. H. Kay (Royal Navy), Andrew Kerr (town surveyor Warrnambool Municipality), John MacDonald (member Warrnambool Municipalty), Samuel Macgregor (chairman Warrnambool Municipality), Captain J. B. Mills (harbor master Port Fairy/Warrnambool), Captain Pasley (Member of Committee), Commander M. Ross (Royal Navy), Phillip Wakefield (foreman to Charles Bailey contractor) and Robert Henry Woodward (Port Fairy resident)
Appendix A (1 & 2): Vide Paper of Legislative Council, Sess. 1853-4, Ports of Belfast and Warrnambool. Return to address Mr Mark Nicholson 9th September 1853. - C. 38
Appendix B (1 & 2): Vide Papers of Legislative Council, Sess. 1853-4, Lady Bay, Warrnambool. Return to address Mr Mark Nicholson 9th September 1853. - C. 38
Appendix B (3): Report of the harbor of Warrnambool by order and for the information of the Select Committee of the Legislative Assembly of Victoria / J. B. Mills, Harbor Master and Pilot
Appendix C (1 & 2): Vide Papers of Legislative Council, Sess. 1853-4, Port of Portland. Return to address Mr Cole 9th September 1853. - C 12
Appendix C (3): Letter dated 9 Mar. [no year given] from Harbor Master James Fawthrop to the Clerk of Assembly, Melb.
Appendix D (1): Third estimate for a breakwater at Portland [dated Portland, 22nd May, 1854] / John Barrow, Assistant-Engineer
Appendix D (2): Report of the Portland breakwater and dock. (Note - the plan accompanying this report is not printed) [dated Warrnambool 21st July, 1853]
Appendix E: Transverse sections at the eastern entrance of the Moyne, Belfast (Not printed)
Appendix F: Letter dated 27 Oct. 1855 from W. Bennett Hays (civil engineer) to Wm. Rutledge
Appendix G: Correspondence on the subject of the jetty - Comprises: No. 1. Letter dated 27 Mar. 1857 from Thos. C. Balmain (Public Works Office) to the Chairman of the Muncipal Council, Warrnambool, confirming the verbal instructions received from Mr Duffy on the 21 Mar. - No. 2. Warrnambool Town Surveyor A. Kerr's first report dated 27 Mar. 1857 to the Chairman and Members of the Municipal Council, showing that the piles were not driven sufficiently deep - No. 3. Warrnambool Town Clerk Thomas Raingill's letter dated 9 May 1857 to the Commissioner of Public Works and Survey, enclosing Copy of resolution referred to [and] Town Surveyor A. Kerr's second report dated 7 May 1857 on site, construction and workmanship, being all unsatisfactory - No. 4. Town Clerk Thomas Raingill's letter dated 15 May 1857 to the Pres. of the Board of Land and Works, enclosing Town Surveyor A. Kerr's third report, informing the Council that three out of four piles he had drawn were not shod - No. 5. Town Surveyor A. Kerr's letter dated 5 June 1857 to the Commissioner of Land and Works, asking information about guard piles, to which no reply was received - No. 6. Letter dated 6 June 1857 from Thos. C. Balmain (Public Works Office) to the Chairman of the Muncipal Council, Warrnambool, complaining of Mr Kerr's putting unnecessary obstacles in the way of the contractors - No. 7. Letter 6 June 1857 from Town Surveyor A. Kerr to Mr Baillie (contractor), to draw four piles which had been partially displaced, of which no notice was taken - No. 8. Report of the Committee Appointed to Consider the Whole of the Matters connected with the New Jetty (Thomas Denney, Chairman) [and] Town Surveyor A. Kerr's Report on the Jetty, showing the saving to the contractor by using spikes instead of bolts for the fastenings of the jetty, £324 2s - No. 9. Letter dated 15 June 1857 from Thos. C. Balmain (Public Works Office) to the Town Clerk, Warrnambool, enclosing Mr Harris' report on the jetty, dated May 26 - No. 10. Letter dated 4 July 1857 from Thos. C. Balmain to the Chairman of the Muncipal Council, Warrnambool, suspending works at jetty - No. 11. Report of the Public Works Committee, Warrnambool Municipal Council (John Elliot, Chairman), on Mr Harris' report to the Honorable the President of the Board of Land and Works relative to the jetty
Appendix H: Letter dated 26 May 1856 from H. C. Campbell to the Commissioner of Public Works, on a new position for the jetty at Port Fairy
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