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Agency Details

Agency Number: TA75
Title: MARINE BOARD OF DEVONPORT
Start Date: 01 Jan 1867
End Date: 10 Dec 1986
Description:

Provide a port office. harbour master and pilot services. Maintain lighthouses. Originally named Mersey Marine Board, renamed Devonport Marine Board 1941, (Wettenhall), and known as Port of Devonport Authority from c.1981 (Annual Report 1981 - 1983)

Information Sources:

Legislation Administered:

Legislation Creating:

Marine Board Amendment Act No.3 See Hobart Town Gazette 31 December 1867.

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Marine Amendment (Port of Devonport) Authority Act 1986

Functions Performed:
14 MARITIME SERVICES [1]
Subsequent Agencies:
TA1003 NAVIGATION AND SURVEY AUTHORITY OF TASMANIA 01 Jan 1963 27 Jun 1997
TA1540 PORT OF DEVONPORT AUTHORITY 10 Dec 1986 29 Jul 1997
Related Agencies:
TA71 MARINE BOARD OF HOBART 01 Jan 1858 16 Dec 1996
TA72 MARINE BOARD OF LAUNCESTON 01 Jan 1858 01 Mar 1968
TA1489 MARINE BOARD OF CIRCULAR HEAD. 01 Jan 1867 16 Dec 1996
NG2487 TASMANIAN HARBOUR AUTHORITIES 31 Oct 1916 07 Sep 1965
NG2488 TASMANIAN HARBOUR AUTHORITIES' ASSOCIATION 07 Sep 1965 15 Oct 1985
NG2489 TASMANIAN PORTS' ASSOCIATION 15 Oct 1985 31 Dec 1994
Series Created By Agency:
MB4/1  STOCK SHEETS. 01 Oct 1957 28 Feb 1958