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Fremantle: 1925

The strike of waterside workers followed by a strike of British seamen.

4 April. Poll on the prohibition question results in a victory for the 'wets'.

23 July. Collapse of the Fremantle railway bridge caused by a washaway of the sandy embankment at its northern end. For many months, while temporary repairs to the bridge were being effected, all goods and passengers carried to and from the North Fremantle railway station, the terminus for the time being.

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