State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Series S1743 - ABSTRACT LOGS

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AU WA S1743




  • 1967-01-01 - 1969-12-31 (Creation)

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AU WA A771 - STATE SHIPPING SERVICE (1919-01-01 - 1979-01-01)

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The State Shipping Service was established following a change in name from the State Steamships Service in 1919. With the passing of the WA Coastal Shipping Commission Act in 1965, a Commission consisting of three persons was established to control intra-state and overseas shipping.

The Coastal Shipping Commission continued to trade as the State Shipping Service until 1979 when the annual report of the Commission refers to the Commission "trading as Stateships" for the first time.

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Abstract logs for each ship showing names of ports with date and time of arrival and departure, the draft at arrival and departure and other details for each section of the trip. There are separate sheets of northward and southward voyages.


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Range Control Symbol = 1 - 9

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