36[Official Log Book s.s. "Koombana", 28/8/1911 - 21/01/1912, State Records Office of Western Australia. ACC 1056 AN 16/4 Item 117]

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Date of the Occurrence entered with Hour.|

Place of the Occurrence, or situation by Latitude or Longitude at Sea.|

Date of Entry|

Entries required by Act of Parliament|

Amount of Fine or Forfeiture indicated.

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21-9-11|

Pt Hedland|

24/9/11|

When entering Pt Hedland at 9.24 am of this date, the ship took the ground on the Western bank, at 10.20 am she floated off after pumping out No. 3 starboard tank. Wells sounded, and I do not anticipate any damage to the ship as the bottom was soft.

[signed] Thomas M. Allen Master

[signed] N C Jamieson c/o

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25.10.11|

Pt Headland|

25.10.11|

[in Tom Allen's hand]This day when nearing Pt Headland, got into shoal water, the ship touched the bottom slightly.

[signed] Thomas M. Allen Master

[signed] N C Jamieson c/o

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4-12-11|

Shark's Bay|

4/12/11|

When about 3 cables N.N.W. Herrison bank buoy the ship touched slightly. draft at the time 19ft. 3in. aft, 17ft. 9in. frd, chart shows 4 fathoms, this spot.

[signed] Thomas M. Allen Master

[signed] N C Jamieson c/o

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4/12/11|

Canarvon[sic]|

4/12/11|

This morning, at 5.45 am, when within about 1/3 of a cable from the jetty[,] ship took the ground. As tide rose[,] floated and was berthed at jetty. draft 19ft. 3in. aft, 17ft. 9in. frd.

[signed] Thomas M. Allen Master

[signed] N C Jamieson c/o

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18-1-12|

Pt Headlnd|

20/1/12|

When entering this Port this morning (18th inst.) the ship struck the bar. The leads were in line, and the tide signals showed 17ft. The ship's draft 17/- frd 18/- aft. The least water given by leadsman was 4 fathoms.

It was blowing hard from the N.E. with a slight sea. I do not think the ship sustained any serious damage as wells have been carefully sounded since and there is no sign of leakage.

[signed] Thomas M. Allen Master

[signed] N C Jamieson c/o

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