News from 1913-1914 Mersey's Sixth Round the World Trip


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The Sydney Morning Herald, 11 December 1913
Retrieved from the National Library of Australia web site,
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper


TRAINING SHIP MERSEY
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The training ship Mersey, under the command of Captain F. W. Corner, R.N.R.,
arrived here yesterday having completed her sixth outward voyage as a White
Star cadet ship. Captain Corner has with him this voyage three former cadets
as officers: chief officer Mr. L. H. Hardstaffe, R.N.R.; first officer Mr. G.
H. Lee Jones, R.N.R.; second officer, Mr. W. S. Finlayson, R.N.R.;
headmaster, Lieut. F. C. Cross.

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MAB note: This unadorned comment in the shipping column appears to be the only mention of Mersey's 1914 departure from Australia, which, it turned out, marked her final appearance there for White Star.

The Sydney Morning Herald, 23 February 1914
Retrieved from the National Library of Australia web site,
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SHIPPING
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DEPARTURES--Feb. 21
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Mersey, sh. for London.

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