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Port of London 1912

Report for the year ended 31st December 1912 of the Medical Officer of Health for the Port of London

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TABLE XXXII.

General Summary , and Analysis, of the Sanitary Inspections of Vessels, &c., in the Port of

London, for the year ended 31st December, 1912.

Foreign.Coastwise.Inland Navigation.Shore Premises.Sick Seamen referred to Hospital,Water Barges,
Steam.Sail.Steam.Sail.Steam.Sail.Lighters (uninhabited).Canal Boats.
Inspected.Defective.To be Cleaned.Inspected.Defective.To be Cleaned.Inspected.Defective.To be Cleaned.Inspected.Defective.To be Cleaned.Inspected.Defective.To be Cleaned.Inspected.Defective.To be Cleaned.Inspected.Defective.To be Cleaned.Inspected.Defective.To be Cleaned.Inspected.Defective.To be Cleaned.No. in District in good condition, 31 at December, 1912.New BargesCondemned.Use Discontinued.No. In District Slat december, 1913.
1390817116161270815331702923312481785897114914044233447354333288419527429264509-18---18
Total Inspections to 31st December, 1911980,678Docks and River.No.Nationality.Arrived from Foreign Ports.No. of inspections.Arrivals Per cent. of Total.
Total Inspections from 1st January to 31st December, 1912-St. Katharine's1,101American-
London2,152Argentine511.05
Austrian2444.26
"Foreign"15,177Regent's Canal682Belgian3223563.54
"Coastwise"4,418Millwall2,678Brazilian--
"Inland Navigation"19,325British†5,3029,16856.31
West India1,748Danish2534662.78
Premises on shore4,292Poplar89Dutch6017706.60
Finnish2171.23
206
43,212East India833French1221.34
Total1,023,890German8571,2409.31
Cleansing of Crew's Quarters, &c. :—Victoria3,085Greek627.05
Royal Albert2,860Italian934.09
Japanese5696.61
Total to 31st December, 191164,588Commercial2,734Roumanian
Total No. of Vessels from 1st January to 31st December, 19122,954Tilbury1,965Russian1473051.61
Siamese13.01
Gravesend District2,887Spanish5784.62
Total67,542River—*Upper District6,155Swedish &1,3112,29514.41
Norwegian
Number of vessels inspected :— In the Launohes—*Middle5 871Mexican11.01
*Lower „4,080Portuguese
"Lady Truscott"3,255Uruguayan-
MedwayNil.Chilian1.01
"David Burnett"3,619
"Clotho"3,454Total vessels38,920Total vessels † Coastwise and Inland navigation9,09615,177 23,743
"Denton"3,603Shore premises4,292Shore premises4,292
Total43,212Total43,21297.85
Total13,931
In the Docks, &c.24,989*Upper District extends from Limehouse to Teddington. *Middle „ „ „ Limehouse to Erith. *Lower „ „ „ Erith to outer limits of Port of London.
Total38,920
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COMPARATIVE TABLE.

Total number of Inspections of vessels from—1903.1904.1905.1906.1907.1908.1909.1910.1911.1912.Yearly average for the 10 years ending 31st December, 1912
"Foreign" "Coastwise," "Inland15,98915,68514,27913,01317,97115,25814,88713,71014,01515,17714,998.4
Navigation," and other Inspections19,49619,70019,97522,33519,41420,01425,46924,85724,00928,03522,330.4
Total35,48535,38534,25435,34837,38535,27240,35638,56738,02443,21237,328.8
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