53[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 Gordon, Hedland wharfinger to Irvine, Chief Harbour Master, Fremantle, Friday 06 April 1912]

Port Hedland 47 3/4 Collect

Chief Harbourmaster F

Captain rantzau una arrived reports no wreckage bedout reef picked up

mast & life boat gear several cabin panels thirty three miles n n

w bedout wreckage appears to be rising from below waiting instructions

from you taking water before

proceeding further

Gordon wharfinger

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