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Agency Details

Agency Number: TA278
Title: COURT OF SURVEY INTO SINKING OF SS MORSE
Start Date: 01 Jan 1950
End Date: 31 Mar 1950
Description:

To hear and determine G B Archer's appeal pursuant to Marine Act 1921. Archer appealed against his suspension for three months of his master's certificate following the sinking of the SS Morse at Brooke Street, Hobart 5 October 1949. No formal records of the Court have been transferred to the Archives Office but personal copies belonging to Harry O'May, one of the nautical assessors, can be found at NS543/1 (formerly seriesed as CBE59). Papers include transcript of evidence (incomplete), determination, and O'May's notes about the appeal.

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Legislation Administered:

Legislation Creating:

Govt. Notice 471, 21 Dec 1949, Tas Govt Gazette 28 Dec 1949 p.3293

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Functions Performed:
14 MARITIME SERVICES [1]
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