[SS "Koombana": list of crew as per copy of Articles at shipping office, Fremantle, Adelaide Steamship Company, April 1912. provided to the author by Jean Northover, City Beach, Western Australia]

THE CREW AGE BIRTHPLACE

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H. Stanberg, second cook 28 Sweden

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[Barker, Malcolm, 2001, The Truth Is So Precious, Success Print, Perth, Western Australia, page 52]

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Other crew newly signed on for this trip were noticed:

Name Rank Age Place of Birth

F Peacock 3rd Officer 27 Edinburgh, Scotland

J Levins Bosín 33 Drogheda, Ireland

M Dwyer A.B. 25 Dungarvan,Ireland

P Jenkins A.B. 25 Stirling, Scotland

J McGuckin A.B. 35 Harrington, England

F Gunning A.B. 32 Bristol, England

F Herbert Fireman 18 Victoria, Australia

A de Montfort Fireman 25 Jersey Island

T Taylor Fireman 31 Dundee, Scotland

A Bryant Fireman 31 Victoria,Australia

H Stanberg Second Cook 28 Sweden

J Jackson Kitchenman 22 Belfast, Ireland

S Reynolds Steward 27 Adelaide, Australia

W Smith Steward 22 Clapton, England

AB notes:

newly recruited, according to Barker

["No News of the Koombana", The Sunday Times (Perth, WA), Sunday 31 March 1912, page 1]

OFFICERS AND CREW

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It is stated that the name of the second cook, published as "H. Stanberg", should be "H. Gainsburg". The latter has a married sister living in Boundary-street, South Fremantle.

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["Story of the Koombana", The Sunday Times (Perth, WA), Sunday 31 March 1912, page 12]

"H. Stanberg, second cook"

["Relatives On The Goldfields", The Kalgoorlie Western Argus (WA), Tuesday 02 April 1912, page 32]

RELATIVES ON THE GOLDFIELDS

ANXIOUS INQUIRIES.

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It is stated that the name of the second cook on the Koombana, telegraphed from Perth and published in yesterday's issue as "H. Stanberg," should have appeared as "H. Gainsburg." He has a married sister living in Boundary-street, South Kalgoorlie.

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AB notes:

wrong Boundary-street, most likely

["The Crew", The West Australian, Wednesday 03 April 1912, page 7]

The following is the complete crew which left with the vessel, according to the records in the Adelaide Co.'s office:--

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Walter Tutt, chief cook; H. Stanberg, second cook; G. Jones, third cook; J. Jackson, kitchenman; A. G. Deller, baker; C. Walker, butcher; E. Davies, scullion;

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["The Koombana", The West Australian, Friday 12 April 1912, page 7]

OFFICIAL LIST OF CREW

The following official list of the names of the crew who signed on the s.s. Koombana's articles and who were supposed to have gone in the vessel is supplied by the Shipping Master of Fremantle (Captain T. W. Smith). The age, birthplace, and capacity of each member is given:--

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H. Stanberg, 28, Sweden, second cook;

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