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City of London 1924

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Port of London]

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TABLE XXIX.—Rat Precautions. U.S.A. Requirements.

In accordance with the Order of your Worshipful Committee, certificates specifying the precautions taken to prevent the ingress of rats from shore to ship, while in the port, were issued in respect of the following vessels :—

Date. 1924.Vessel.Where lying.
Jan. 10ss. " Vellavia"Surrey Commercial Dock.
Mar. 20ss. " Maine " ...Royal Albert Dock.
May 22ss. " Verbania "Surrey Commercial Dock.
„ 29ss. " Vardulia "Surrey Commercial Dock.
June 7ss. " Virgilia "King George V. Dock.
July 30ss. " Andania "Surrey Commercial Dock.
„ 31ss. " Belgian "Royal Albert Dock.
Aug. 12ss. " Antonia "Surrey Commercial Dock.
„ 15ss. " Verentia "King George V. Dock.
Sept. 3ss. " Saxonia "King George V. and Victoria Docks.
„ 10ss. " Andania "King George V. Dock.
„ 18ss. " American Merchant "Tilbury Dock.
„ 25ss. " American Banker "Tilbury Dock.
„ 27ss. " Lancastria "King George V. Dock.
Oct. 2ss. " Vasconia "Surrey Commercial Dock.
2ss. " American Farmer "Tilbury Dock.
3ss. " Minnewaska "Royal Albert Dock.
„ 9ss. " American Shipper "Tilbury Dock.
„ 16ss. " American Trader "Tilbury Dock.
„ 17ss. " Minnetonka "Royal Albert Dock.
„ 20ss. " Barbadian "Royal Albert Dock.
„ 22ss. " Menominee "Royal Albert Dock.
„ 23ss. " American Merchant "Tilbury Dock.
„ 29ss. " Missouri "Royal Albert Dock.
„ 30ss. " American Banker "Tilbury Dock.
Nov. 6ss. " American Farmer "Tilbury Dock.
„ 6ss. " Maryland "Royal Albert Dock.
„ 13ss. " American Shipper "Tilbury Dock.
„ 19ss. " Novian "Royal Albert Dock.
„ 20ss. " American Trader "Tilbury Dock.
„ 21ss. " Mesaba "Royal Albert Dock.
„ 27ss. " American Merchant "Tilbury Dock.
Dec. 1ss. " Scythian "Royal Albert Dock.
„ 4ss. " American Banker "Tilbury Dock.
„ 11ss. " American Farmer "Tilbury Dock.
„ 18ss. " American Shipper "Tilbury Dock.
,,24ss. " American Trader "Tilbury Dock.
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These certificates are issued in agreement with requirements of the United
States of America. The certificates exonerate ships from routine fumigation in
instances acceptable to the Consulate of the United States.

TABLE XXX.—FORM A.

AMOUNT OF SHIPPING ENTERING THE PORT SANITARY DISTRICT DURING

THE YEAR 1924.

Number.Tonnage.Number Inspected.Number Reported to be Defective.Number of Orders issued.
By the Medical Officer of Health.By the Sanitary Inspectors.*
Foreign -Steamers11,614No Record89913,19310340
SailingNo Record44131
Fishing"
Total Foreign11,614_89913,63410641
CoastwiseSteamers6,817No Record_1,4325430
Sailing676"4905044
Fishing"
Total Coastwise ....7,493__1,92210474
Total Foreign and Coastwise19,107_89915,556210115
* Includes repeated Inspections.
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TABLE XXXI.—Form B.
(See Tables XXV. and XXVII).


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