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Thursday, 6 May 1915

Sir JOHN FORREST (SWAN, WESTERN AUSTRALIA) asked the Assistant Minister representing the Minister of Defence, upon notice -

1.   As Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice advised that suction dredgers were to be used for making the channels through Parmelia and Success Banks, in Cockburn Sound, why is a bucket dredger being used for the purpose?

2.   What was the cost of the bucket dredger now at Cockburn Sound?

3.   Who designed it, and where was it built?

4.   On what date was Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice instructed to design the two suction dredgers ?

5.   What is the necessity for having the desings for these dredgers sent out here, and who is to revise the plans and specifications for these dredgers?

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