[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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F. Wilson, A.B. 36 North Shields

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

"P. Clinton, F. Wilson, H. B. Rea, C. Stanley, T. McDonnell, William A. Farnell, W. Carton, M. Ryan, M. Dwyer, P. Jenkins, J. McGuckin and F. Gunning, A.B.'s"

["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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P. C. Clinton, F. Wilson, H. B. Rea, C. Stanley, T. McDonnell, William. A. Farrell, W. Carton, M. Ryan, M. Dwyer, P. Jenkins, J McGuckin, and F. Gunning, A.B.'s.

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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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F. Wilson, 36, South Shields(?), able seaman;

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["News and Notes", The West Australian, Wednesday 8 May 1912, page 6]

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Mesdames B. Cole, D. Caporn, and V. Caporn have forwarded for publication a statement relating to the proceeds of a dance organised by them in aid of Mrs. Fred Wilson, Woodlupine, the wife of one of the sailors who was lost on the Koombana. The statement shows:--Sale of tickets, 6 8s.; sold at door, 14s.; donations, W. Cooper, 2s.; W. Woodhouse, 5s.; A. Hood, 4s.; G. Thorpe, 1s. 6d.; making a total of 7 14s. 6d., and appended to the statement is Mrs. Wilson's receipt for that amount.

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