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Port conditions in South Australia
Title : Port conditions in South Australia Port conditions in South Australia
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Source : Information as to the principal ports of South Australia and of Port Adelaide ..., 1902, p. 5-17
Place Of Creation : Adelaide
Publisher : C.E. Bristow, Government Printer
Date of creation : 1901
Format : Magazine
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Detailed information is provided on pilotage needs, wharfage, and availability of telegraphic communications in South Australian ports. In the case of Port Adelaide, illustrations of the tide signals from the Pilot Station are provided. The outports covered include Port Pirie, Port Germein, Port Augusta, Wallaroo and Kingston.

Information includes the changes to lights and buoys and any recent channel deepening as appropriate to the port. Recent ships using the ports are listed with their tonnage and length as an indication of the size of ship that can safely use the port facilities.

Principal types of materials being imported and exported are listed as are the values of these in some instances. Rail connections to Adelaide where relevant are also given.

Subjects
Coverage year : 1902
Place : South Australia
Further reading :
Parsons, Ronald. Southern passages : a maritime history of South Australia Netley, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press, 1986
The Major ports of South Australia Port Adelaide, S. Aust.: Dept. of Marine and Harbors, [1987]
The Port of Adelaide: South Australia Department of Marine & Harbors [Adelaide]: Govt. Printer, 1980
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