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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 XXXVI.

OFFENSIVE CARGOES.

Forty-four cases of infringement of the above-mentioned bye-laws were reported during the year. In each case written notice was sent to the owrners of the barges concerned:—

Date.Name of Vessel.Infringement.
1912.
Jan. 20Barge "Jess"Laden with a cargo of offensive refuse matter which was entirely uncovered, and loaded above the coamings.
Feb. 14Lighter " Ruth "Ditto Ditto.
Marcli 6Dumb Barge " Mary "Laden with a cargo of refuse matter which was entirely uncovered, and loaded above the coamings.
„ 12Dumb Barge " Jess "Ditto Ditto.
„ 18Dumb Barge "Amaryllis "Laden with a cargo of refuse matter which was not properly and securely covered so as to prevent any nuisance arising therefrom
April 13Dumb Barge "Olympus"Ditto Ditto.
„ 29Dumb Barge "Humber" •Laden with a cargo of refuse matter which was not properly and securely covered so as to prevent any nuisance arising therefrom, and was also loaded above the coamings.
May 16Lighter "Gallant"Laden with a cargo of refuse matter which was not properly and securely covered so as to prevent any nuisance arising therefrom.
„ 17Lighter "Roger Leigh"Ditto Ditto.
„ 17Lighter "Elizabeth"Ditto Ditto.
„ 22, 23 & 25Lighter "Emma"Ditto Ditto.
„ 23Lighter "Wasp"Laden with a cargo of blood and meat which was not properly and securely covered so as to prevent any nuisance arising therefrom.
„ 31*Lighter "Tay"Laden with a cargo of refuse matter which was not properly and securely covered so as to prevent any nuisance arising therefrom.
„ 31 & June 3, 4 & 5*Lighter "Cannon"Ditto Ditto.
3*Lighter "Passion Flower"Ditto Ditto.
3*Lighter "Lobelia"Ditto Ditto.
„ 4 & 5Lighter "Stormberg"Ditto Ditto.
„ 5 & 6Lighter "Myrtle"Ditto Ditto.
„ 5 & 6*Lighter "Orchid"Ditto Ditto.
„ 6Lighter "Jasmine"Ditto Ditto.
„ 6*Lighter "Freesia"Ditto Ditto.
„ 7, 8 & 10*Lighter "Lupine"Ditto Ditto.
„ 7, 8 & 10*Lighter "Cowslip"Ditto Ditto.
„ 8 & 10*Lighter "Dahlia"Ditto Ditto.
„ 11Lighter "Bramble"Ditto Ditto.
20Lighter "Cairo"Ditto Ditto.
* Also loaded above the coamings.
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