52[Total loss of "Koombana". Charter of search ship "UNA"., Harbour and Lights Department, Western Australia, 1912, State Records Office of Western Australia. Series 2357 Cons 1066 Item 1912/0438, Telegram from Irvine, Chief Harbour Master, Fremantle, to Rantzau, master of Una, Tuesday 03 April 1912]

Cossack Captain Rantzau


Wreckage found 25 miles

north by west bedout island proceed

at once to that island

see if any wreckage about

reef then proceed to spot

where wreckage discovered and after

searching in the vicinity for one day put into

hedland and report for further instructions the bullarra

is searching east of turtle island should you sight

her signal master return cossack at once for orders

harbour master

3rd April 1912