Fremantle Stuff > Harbour Masters

See also: Port, Pilots.

currieFremantle Harbour Masters

scottCaptain Mark John Currie, 1829-1832 >

< Captain Daniel Scott, 1839-1851

Captain James Harding, 1851-1867. Life lost on duty.

Captain George J. Butcher, 1867-1868 (acting)

Lieutenant James Croke, 1868-1874. Croke Street/Lane

irvineCaptain George Forsythe, 1874-1886

Captain Charles R.T. Russell, 1886-1902

Captain Charles James Irvine, 1902-1916 >

morrison< Captain John Francis Morrison, 1917-1921 (acting)

Captain Harold Stevens Nicholas, 1921-1937

Captain William Raymond Clack, 1937-1940

Captain Willie Kenneth Saunders, 1940-1945

Captain Albert Ernest Trivett, 1945-1953. Captain's Lane

Captain Forrest H.B. Humble, 1953-1965, v. George Humble.

Captain Alexander B. Brackenridge, 1965-1968

Captain John Adams, 1968-1972. 100 years old 15 Mar 2016

Captain Robert S. Campbell, 1972-1976

Captain Michael Coleman, 1976-1986

Captain John Barron, 1986-1988

Captain Eric J. Atkinson, 1988-2008, longest-serving

Captain Allan J. M. Gray, 2008-present

Several harbour masters were painters, including George Forsythe, Charles Russell (and E.J. Miller? [Dowson 2011: 27])

allan gray

Captain Allan Gray, Harbour Master

Eric Atkinson

Captain Eric Atkinson

OH inspection

Peter Wright, Captain Jack Adams, Captain Robert Campbell, Robert Manford, 1974

Michael Coleman

Captain Michael Coleman, c. 1968

Brackenridge

Captain A.B. Brackenridge, tug Yuna, 1962

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References and Links

Many thanks to Fremantle Ports for the chronology of Harbour Masters above.

Many thanks to Alan Pearce and Fremantle Ports for the photos of five recent and present harbour masters.

Thanks to Portfolio, Fremantle Ports Community Newsletter, March 2016, from which the photos at the bottom of the page were taken.

Ewers, John K. 1971, The Western Gateway: A History of Fremantle, Fremantle City Council, with UWAP, rev. ed. [1st ed. 1948].

Statham-Drew, Pamela 2004, James Stirling and the Birth of the Swan River Colony, Pandorus, Swanbourne.


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