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Author Haultain, Charles Theodore Graham, author

Title Watch off Arnhem Land / by C. T. G. Haultain
Published Canberra : Roebuck Society, 1971
Canberra : Roebuck Society, 1971

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 W'PONDS  359.97 Hau/Woa  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 292 pages : illustrations, maps (on lining papers) ; 26 cm
Series Roebuck Society publication ; no. 4
Roebuck Society publication ; no.4
Roebuck Society publication ; no. 4
Contents Appointment to Larrakia -- Commissioning of Larrakia -- Arrival at Darwin - The Tin shed -- Darwin -- Bathurst Island -- The lubra trade -- The rocky Point huts -- Prickly pear at Port Essington -- Search for missing monospar - Koepang -- Pearl shell of Arnhem land -- Christmas at Bathurst mission -- Storm in Darwin -- Arrest and release of Takachicho Maru no. 1 -- The new Administrator - the honorable C.L.A. Abbott -- Patrol to Liverpool river -- Arrests of Takachicho Maru no. 3 and New Guinea Maru -- Search for Larrakia by Dr. Fenton -- Probelms and planning -- The minister arrives. Arrest of Dai Nippon -- Patrol to Melville Bay - arrest of Tokio Maru -- The longest patrol - the Wessel Islands -- Reorganization - visit to Caledon Bay -- A last patrol - re-enacting the arrests -- The Darwin court hearings -- Epilogue
Summary Personal reminiscences of Arnhem Land patrol boat captain, 1930s; many general references to Aborigines on Arnhem Land coast; Bathurst Island Monsignor Gsell, body painting (Snake Bay); trade between Aborigines & Japanese pearlers for use of Aboriginal women; Millingimbi - use of ant heads as suture for flesh wound; Yirkalla - brief reference to Wongu & Caledon Bay massacre
Notes Available from Dr. J. S. Cumpston, 24 Holmes Crescent, Campbell, A.C.T. 2601
Includes index
Event 1971
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject H.M.A.S. Kuru (Ship)
H.M.A.S. Larrakia (Ship)
Larrakia (Boat)
Northern Territory Patrol Service
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Caledon Bay -- Crime
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Caledon Bay
Coastwise shipping -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Coastwise shipping -- Arnhem Land
Japanese -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Caledon Bay
Massacres -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Caledon Bay
Pearl industry and trade -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Territorial waters -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Territorial waters -- Arnhem Land
Trepang fisheries -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Trespass -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Caledon Bay (N.T.) -- History -- 20th century
LC no. 73165518
ISBN 0950085820