Letter: John Thomas, 1 Bute Buildings, Docks, Cardiff to Captain Jones, Amlwch

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      GB 221 WDC/1/3/7/5/75
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      GB 221 WDC/510
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      1887 May 2
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LETTER: John Thomas, 1 Bute Buildings, Docks, Cardiff to Captain Jones, Amlwch. He begs to state that he has no copy of the report of the Naval Court held at Natal re. the "Lord Tredegar". The report and all depositions were sent by the Steamer "Bahia" by the Consul to the Board of Trade. The steamer was lost and the mail. Owing to his the Consul was very busy writing new copies of everything. The Official Log Book, Articles etc. were not sent by the "Bahia" and if he had missed the steamer he would have to wait 10 days longer at Natal for the next steamer. He presumes that the Consul have sent report of Naval Court depositions etc. to the Board of Trade by the last English Mail boat. She was due at Pernambuco on the 14th of last month. Copies (of the report) can be obtained by applying to the Board of Trade. The mate he had in the "Lord Tredegar" was in the "Bahia" when it went down, and was 9 hours in the water on a plank before he was taken up.

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