[Passenger list, "KOOMBANA" 37, compiled 04 June 1912, Adelaide Steamship Company. Broome Historical Society]

List of passengers known to have been bound for Derby.

From Fremantle [saloon]

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Spark, Dean Proprietor of wine saloon at Derby.

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

Fremantle-Derby Spark Dean Storekeeper at Derby.

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

FOR DERBY.

Saloon.

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Mr. Dean Spark.

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

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SOME OF THE PASSENGERS.

Now that it appears more than probable that the Koombana no longer exists, the personality of the passengers who most likely have shared her untimely fate will be of interest. Amongst them are several well-known people, and it is quite possible that some of them may have left the ship at an intermediate port.

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Mr. Dease[sic] Spark is a storekeeper, of Derby, who had been spending a holiday in Perth, and was returning to the scene of his labors.

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["Koombana's Passenger List", Broome Chronicle (WA), Saturday 30 March 1912]

KOOMBANA'S PASSENGER LIST.

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For Derby.

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Dean Spark

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["Some Of The Passengers", Broome Chronicle (WA), Saturday 06 April, 1912]

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Mr. Spark, hotelkeeper at Derby, was returning from a holiday.

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