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Waratah - faulty engines?
During the course of the Inquiry into the loss of the Waratah, the following witness account was given: 'He gave similar evidence to the other witness about the boat rolling in the Bay of Biscay. The Waratah could not ride heavy seas, and the engines shook ...
During the course of the Inquiry into the loss of the Waratah, the following witness account was given: 'He gave similar evidence to the other witness about the boat rolling in the Bay of Biscay. The Waratah could not ride ...
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Waratah - why has the wreck not been found?
The all important question 'why has the wreck of the Waratah not been discovered off Port St Johns?' needs to be addressed. According to the Captain of the Harlow, the Waratah foundered about 7.8 nautical miles northeast of Cape Hermes, within the Port St J...
The all important question 'why has the wreck of the Waratah not been discovered off Port St Johns?' needs to be addressed. According to the Captain of the Harlow, the Waratah foundered about 7.8 nautical miles northeast of...
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Waratah - Winston Churchill and wireless telegraphy
Wireless Telegraphy. HC Deb 24 February 1909 vol 1 c847 847 § Mr. FIELD   asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will take into consideration the advisability of introducing a Bill to have wireless telegraphy provided on all passenger vessels,...
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Waratah - why were lifeboats not launched?
Not a shred of physical evidence from the Waratah was discovered after she disappeared, 27 July, 1909. There are anecdotal reports of a cushion with the letter 'W' and a deckchair washed up onshore, but these were never confirmed as originating from the War...
Not a shred of physical evidence from the Waratah was discovered after she disappeared, 27 July, 1909. There are anecdotal reports of a cushion with the letter 'W' and a deckchair washed up onshore, but these were never confi...
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Waratah - reader poses important question.
An astute reader of my book 'Waratah Revisited' posed the crucial question; why did Captain Ilbery not make for the port at East London? The Waratah overhauled the Clan MacIntyre at about 09h30, 27 July. At the time she was seen to be heading out to sea in ...
An astute reader of my book 'Waratah Revisited' posed the crucial question; why did Captain Ilbery not make for the port at East London? The Waratah overhauled the Clan MacIntyre at about 09h30, 27 July. At the time she was s...
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Waratah - Colonel Percival John Browne.
A brass inscription in a north aisle of the St. Mary and the Holy Trinity at Buckland Filleigh, Devonshire pays respect to Colonel Percival John Browne, C.B. of Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, with the words 'lost in the S.S. Waratah'. A similar tribute to Colon...
A brass inscription in a north aisle of the St. Mary and the Holy Trinity at Buckland Filleigh, Devonshire pays respect to Colonel Percival John Browne, C.B. of Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset, with the words 'lost in the S.S. Wara...
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Have just completed a book, 'Waratah Revisited', solving the mystery once and for all.
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I am a GP in the Nkomazi East district. I live in Komatipoort
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