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City of London 1947

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

Published
1948
Pages
42
Tables
27

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    STAFF. List of Officers forming the Staff of the Port Health Authority, 31st December, 1947.
    OfficeName of Officer.Date of entering the service.
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    STAFF (Contd)
    OfficeName of Officer.Date of entering the service.
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    STAFF (Contd)
    Office.Name of Officer.Date of entering the service.
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    1. AMOUNT OP SHIPPING ENTERING THE PORT DURING THE YEAR.1947. TABLE A.
    NumberTonnageNumber InspectedNUMBER REPORTED TO BE DEFECTIVENUMBER OF VESSELS ON WHICH DEFECTS WERE REMEDIEDNUMBER OF VESSELSON WHICH DEFECTS WERE FOUND AND REPORTED TO THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT'S SURVEYORS.NUMBER OF VESSELS REPORTED AS HAVING OR HAVING AND DURING THE VOYAGE INFEC- TIOUS DISEASTE ON BORARD.
    by the medical officer of healthBY THE SANITARY INSPECTOR
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    MEDICAL INSPECTION OF ALIENS. Annual Return by the Medical Inspector of Aliens for the year ended 31st December,1 947.
    totalnumber inspected by the medical inspectorNUMBER SUBJECTAILED TO DETAILED EXAMINAT- ION BY THE MEDICAL INSPECTORCERITFICATES ISSUEDTrans migrants
    LUNATIC IDDOT OR M.D.UNDESIR- ABLE FOR MEDICAL REASONSPHYSICALLY INCAPAT- ITSTEDSUFFERING FROM ACCUTS INFECTIOUS DISEEASELANDING NECESSARY FOR ADOEQUATE MEDICAL EXAMINATION
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    MOORING STATIONS. Appointed by the Meddical Officer of Health, Port of London under Article 10(1) and (2) of the Port Sanitary Regulations, 1933.
    Destination of Ships.Under Article 10 (1)Under Article 10 (2)
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    The list of infected areas (Customs Code Vol.4 Pt.4 para.3) referred to as the "listed areas" below, is given on page 4 of the London Declaration of Health Form.
    Glassifi-cation of ship C.C. Vol.4.Pt. 4. paras. 5& 6.Answere given to questions on the Declar-ation of Health Form.If vessel has come from a "listed area" within six weeks of her arrival in London.Customs Procedure.
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    The list of infected areas (Customs Code Vol.4.Pt.4, para 3) referred to as the "listed areas" below, is shown on page 4 of the London Declaration of Health Form.
    Glassificat ion of ship (C.C. Vol.4.Pt.4. paras.5 & 6.Answers given to questions on Declaration of Health Form.If vessel has come from a "listed area" within six weeks of her arrival in London.Customs Procedure.
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    2. The Medical Officer of Health,Port of London Health Authority, requests the application of the following procedure as from the 1st,March,1947.
    Classification of ship (C.C, Vol.4.Pt.4. paras. 5 & 6.Answers given to questions on Declaration of Health form.If vessel has come from a "listed area" within six weeks of her arrival at Sheerness,Customs Procedure.
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    TABLE C. Cases of Infectious Sickness landed from Vessels.
    DISEASE.Number of cases during the year.Number of Vessels concerned.Average Number of cases for previous 5 years.
    Passengers.Crew.
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    TABLE D. Cases of Infectious Sickness occurring on vessels during the voyage, but disposed of prior to arrival.
    DISEASENumber of cases during the year.Number of Vessels concerned.Average Number of cases for previous 5 years
    Passengers.Crew.
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    RATS DESTROYED DURING 1947. TABLE E. (1) ON VESSELS.
    Number ofJanFebMchAplMayJneJlyAugSepOctNovDecTotal in year.
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    TABLE F. (2) IN DOCK, QUAYS, WHARVES AND WAREHOUSES.
    Number ofJanFebMchAplMayJneJlyAugSepOctNovDecTotal in year.
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    TABLE G. MEASURES OP RAT DESTRUCTION ON PLAGUE "INFECTED" OR "SUSPECTED" VESSELS OR VESSELS PROM PLAGUE INFECTED PORTS ARRIVING IN THE PORT DURING THE YEAR.
    Total of such vessels ArrivingNumber of Such vessels fumigated by So2No. of Rats KilledNumber of such vessels Fumigated by HCN.No. of Rats KilledNo. of such vessels on which trad- ding, poison. ing rte was EmployedNo. of Rats KilledNo. of such yessels on which measures of rat destruetion were not garried out.
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    TABLE H. DERATISATION CERTIFICATES AND DERATISATION EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES ISSUED DURING THE YEAR.
    NET TONNAGENo.OF SHIPSNumber of Deratisaton Certificates issuedNumber of deratisation exemption Certificates issuedTotal certifictes issued
    After Fumioation withAfter trapping poisoining etc.Total
    HCNSO2HCN and SO2
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    CLASSIFICATION OF NUISANCES.
    Nationality of Vessel.Number inspected during the year.Defects of Original construction.Structural defects through wear and tear.Dirt, vermin and other conditions prejudicial to health.
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    The following is a summary showing the method of disposal of the foodstuffs seized:-
    Method of Disposal.Weight.Approximate percentage of total
    Tons.cwts.qrs.lbs.
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    This consignment is not of boned mutton but of carcases of lamb and mutton and a preliminary examination of 350 carcases of Patagonian Mutton and Lambs and River Plate Lambs reveals the following conditions:-
    Glands RemovedGlands in Situ
    ExaminedSoundDiseased.ExaminedSoundDiseased
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    (a) GRAVESSND.
    JanFeb.Mch.Apl.Mar.Jme.Jly.Aug.Sep.Oct.Nov.Dec.Total.
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    (b) SHEERNESS.
    JanFeb.Mch.Apl.May.Jnn.Jly.Aug.SepOct.Nov.Dec.Total.
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    APPENDIX II. INFECTIOUS DISEASE.
    Disease.193019391940194119421943194419451946Mean Annal No. of 10 years ending 31st December 19471947.
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    (Hospital re-opened 18th August 1947.
    Disease.AdmittedDischargedTransferred to other HospitalsDiedRemaining in Hospital
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    APPENDIX IV. BACTERIOLOGICAL EXAMINATION OF RATS DURING 1947.
    SourceTotal Examined.Black RatsBrown RatsSpecies UnknownMice.Rats Infected With Plague.
    Found deadTraped Poisoned Etc.Found deadTraped Poisoned Etc.Found deadTraped Poisoned Etc.Found deadTraped Poisoned Etc.
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    APPENDIX V. RETURN OP RATS CAUGHT AND DESTROYED DURING THE YEAR 1947.
    Jan.Feb.Mch..Apl.MayJne.JlyAug.Sep.OctNov.Dec.Total
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    APPENDIX VI - General Summary and Analysis of the Sanitary Inspections of Vessels etc., in the port of London for the year ended 31st December, 1947-ยป
    ForeignCoastwiseInland NavigationShore PremisesSick Seamen Referred To HospitalWater Barges
    STEAMSail.STEAVISAIL.StbamSail/ONINMAACanal Boa-ts
    InspectedDefectiveTo be CleanedInspectedDefectiveTo be CleanedInspectedDefectiveTo be CleanedInspectedDefectiveTo be CleanedInspectedDefectiveTo be CleanedInspectedDefectiveTo be CleanedInspectedDefectiveTo be CleanedInspectedDefectiveTo be CleanedInspectedDefectiveTo be CleanedNo. in District In Good Condition on 31st December, 1946New Barges.Condemned..Use Discontinued.Previously With- Drawn and Since resumed Work.No. in District 31st December1947.
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    HYGIENE OP CREW SPACES. CLASSIFICATION OP NUISANCES 1947.
    British owned Vessels.Foreign owned Vessels.
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    APPENDIX VIII DOCKS WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE PORT HEALTH AUTHORITY.
    DOCKS.Water Area.Lineal Quayage
    Acres.Yards.Miles.Yards.