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Thursday, 8 July 1920

Mr AUSTIN CHAPMAN (EDEN-MONARO, NEW SOUTH WALES) asked the Minister for the Navy, upon notice -

1.   Has any report been furnished regarding the Renown being unable to enter Port

Phillip except at high tide, or the cause of delay in the vessel entering the harbor, on the recent visit of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales?

2.   What reason has been given for the fact that the Renown had to leave Sydney Harbor on a high tide and wait outside the Heads for His Royal Highness to go aboard at his schedule time for leaving?

3.   Has 'he noticed that no similar difficulty was experienced when the Renown entered and left Jervis Bay?

4.   Can he state how many ships trading to Australia are unable to safely enter or leave either Port Phillip or Port Jackson at low tide?

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