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From: "Robin's wool" <>
Subject: Re: [TSL] Heathmore ON 86293
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 08:24:56 +0000
On 11/2/09 11:22, "Ted Finch" <> wrote:
> There would certainly have been an enquiry and if the Master was found to be
> at fault, his ticket would have been suspended. See
> http://www.plimsoll.org/WrecksAndAccidents/Investigations/default.asp for
> details and enquiries.
I've looked at the Southampton Library website and se the wonderful online
series. Unfortunately not 1897 .. So will try them direct.
Now had a look at the Koonya Crew Agreement for the voyage from Swansea in
Curious .. Alexander Forbes Hird states that his previous ship was Heathmore
and that he left in1899. There was a new Heathmore (ON 109547 )completed in
Raises the question did he go to sea on her or was he economical with the
Whatever ... AFH emigrated to Sydney about 1900 and worked for Union SS CO
of NZ until he was master of the Karitane when it was badly damaged on
McQuarrie Heads Tasmania in 1907. He then 'resigned' or retired depending on
which newspaper report one reads.