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Frank Winzar

Captain Winzar (July 1860 - 17 September 1937) was the Master of the SS Bulimba before being appointed Harbour Master of Geraldton. He was later Harbour Master of Albany where he was highly commended by the Rear Admiral of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet in 1908. He was eventually appointed Chief Harbour Master and later the Western Australian Superintendent of Harbour and Lights. Captain Winzar was Chief Harbour Master of Western Australia from 1917 until 1926. Capt Winzar would have been residing in Fremantle in his role as Chief Harbour Master of Western Australia and also Fremantle Harbour Master.

 

References and Links

SLWA page for Frank Winzar.


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