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Friday, 20 August 1920

Mr RILEY (SOUTH SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES) - Has the Minister for the Navy had wireless communication from the Renown respecting the accident in Sydney Harbor yesterday, when a launch, on board of which was the Prime Minister, bumped that vessel? I wish to know if the Renown has been damaged

Sir JOSEPH COOK (PARRAMATTA, NEW SOUTH WALES) (Treasurer) - Any damage done to the Renown will be made good.

Mr RILEY - And if injury was caused to the Prime Minister and his Secretary, who, I understand, were thrown on their backs? Is the Renown still seaworthy, notwithstanding the attempt of the Prime Minister to prevent her from going to sea?

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