State Records Office of WA SROWA

Government of Western Australia, Department for Culture and the Arts.

Series S1537 - REGISTERS - SHIPS

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AU WA S1537

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REGISTERS - SHIPS

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  • 1884-01-02 - (Creation)

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AU WA A731 - HARBOUR MASTER - ALBANY (1830-07-01 - 1880-01-01)

Administrative history

The Harbour Master, Albany was appointed to be responsible for pilotage and light services at the port of Albany. Control of these functions was passed to the Harbour and Light Department in 1880. In 1926 responsibility for the port of Albany was passed to the newly created Albany Harbour Board which, in 1950, became the Albany Port Authority.

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Details of ships calling at Albany, ie date of arrival, name of ship, commander, where from, cargo, colours, rig, tonnage, draught, date of departure, where bound for, cargo, draught and remarks.

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Archivist's note

Range Control Symbol = 60-67
Copies: Microfilm copies of Cons.726, items 60 - 67, are available in the State Records Office of Western Australia

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