Wreck Commissioner's Inquiry

Report

 

 

 

 

REPORT

 

 

OF

 

 

COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO THE CASUALTY TO

 

 

THE BRITISH STEAMSHIP

 

 

 

"Empress of Ireland"

 

 

WHICH SANK AFTER COLLISION WITH THE NORWEGIAN STEAMER

 

"Storstad"

 

IN THE

 

RIVER ST. LAWRENCE ON MAY 29, 1914

 

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REPORT OF COMMSSION OF INQUIRY INTO THE CASUALTY TO THE BRITISH STEAMSHIP " Empress of Ireland " WHICH SANK AFTER COLLISION WITH THE NORWEGIAN STEAMER "Storstad" IN THE RIVER ST. IAWRENCE ON MAY 29, 1914.

 

CHATEAU FRONTENAO, QUEBEC, 11th July, 1914.

To the Honourable
    J. D. HAZEN,
        Minister of Marine and Fisheries.

SIR,

"EMPRESS OF IRELAND."

 

 

I have the honour to transmit to you the Report of the Commissioners appointed by you to inquire into the foundering of the above named vessel.

Believe me,                                       

Most respectfully yours,           

(Sgd) MERSEY.