36[Lighthouses - N.W. Coast, Harbour and Lights Department, Western Australia, 1911, State Records Office of Western Australia. Cons 1066 Item 1911/549, Selection of sites of new Nor'-West lighthouses]

includes early requests for a light on Bedout Island

pages photographed. find green print

letters were gathered from ship masters to reinforce the 'petition'

28 Feb 1907: Colonial Sec Connolly wrote to Irvine,

formally requesting that input from ships' masters be sought

as to locations of four NW lighthouses

great comments on Bedout and Cloates, so relevant to both Koombana Days and Ship Trap