5[Wreck of the "Koombana" - photocopy of material relating to, Harbour and Lights Department, Western Australia, 1912, State Records Office of Western Australia. WAS1618 Consignment 5055 Item 001, Bennie, B.J., Abstract of Log, Searching for R.M.S. Koombana]
Abstract of Log Searching for R.M.S. Koombana
March 26th. 2 a.m. left Broome anchorage in Harper's lugger Mina.
29th. Arrived at a position 18º 36' S. 119º 12' E making a course
from Broome South 76 and West 179 miles.
From the above position steered a southerly course to pick up Bedout.
30th & 31st. Sailing round east side of Bedout and to the South of Island and thence to
Hedland direct after cruising in the vicinity of Turtle Islands.
April 1st. 1 a.m. Anchored in sight of Spit Point
6 a.m. Hove up and proceeded.
4 p.m. Anchored at Port Hedland.
2nd. Waiting instructions from Broome
3rd. Gorgon & Minderoo arrived at Hedland.
4th. Received wire from Broome to return. At 1 p.m. sent Lugger Mina to resume work outside and waited arrival of Schooner Muriel.
5th. Sailed in Schooner Muriel to Broome.
9th. Arrived Broome.