[Passenger list, "KOOMBANA" 37, compiled 12 April 1912, Adelaide Steamship Company. provided to the author by the late Malcolm Barker]

List of passengers known to have been bound for Broome.

From Fremantle

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Hassan A Japanese or Malay diver.

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["The Koombana", The West Australian, Saturday 30 March 1912, page 11]

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PASSENGERS AND CREW.

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Last night, however, the Adelaide Company received from their Port Hedland office a list of the passengers booked there to join the Koombana, which list does not include Mr. Davis's name. The names despatched by the Hedland office are as follow:--

For Broome: Joseph Johnson, Capt. Stuart, H. Brider, Hassan, a Japanese, aboriginal and Malay prisoners.

For Derby: J. McGowan.

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["The Missing Koombana", Geraldton Guardian (WA), Saturday 30 March 1912, page 3]

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The Adelaide S.S. Company has received from its Hedland office a list of the passengers booked there who joined the Koombana for Broome, as follows:- Joseph Johnson, Capt. Stuart, Brider[sic], Hassan, and Japanese, Aboriginal and Malay prisoners. For Derby: Mr. McGowan.

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

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The Port Hedland Bookings

The following are the names of those passengers who booked at Port Hedland by the Koombana for Broome and Derby:-

For Broome: Captain Stuart, Joseph Johnson, H. Brider, Hassan, a Japanese, Aboriginal and Malay prisoners.

For Derby: J. McGowan.

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[Passenger list, "KOOMBANA" 37, compiled 02 April 1912, Adelaide Steamship Company. Noel Butlin Archives Centre, Australian National University, 0186/N46/634]

Hedland-Broome A Japanese A prisoner

Hedland-Broome An Aboriginal "

Hedland-Broome A Malay "

Was Hassan a prisoner?

["The Hedland Bookings", Broome Chronicle (WA), Saturday 06 April 1912, page 2]

Perth, April 1.

The Adelaide Shipping Co. received a wire from Hedland, giving the list of passengers booked there as:

FOR BROOME.

Captain Stewart

Mr. Briden

Joseph Johnson

Hassan (a Japanese)

One aboriginal and one Malay prisoner.

FOR DERBY.

Mr. McGowan