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In the Wreck Commissioners' Court, SCOTTISH HALL, BUCKINGHAM GATE, Tuesday, 25th June, 1912 PROCEEDINGS THE RIGHT HON. LORD MERSEY, Wreck Commissioner of the United Kingdom, WITH REAR ADMIRAL THE HON. S. A. GOUGH-CALTHORPE, C.V.O., R.N., CAPTAIN A. W. CLARKE, COMMANDER F. C. A. LYON, R.N.R., PROFESSOR J. H. BILES, LL.D., D.Sc., MR. E. C. CHASTON, R.N.R. Acting as Assessors. ON A FORMAL INVESTIGATION ORDERED BY THE BOARD OF TRADE INTO THE LOSS OF THE S. S. "TITANIC." THIRTIETH DAY. THE RIGHT HON. SIR RUFUS ISAACS, K.C., M.P. (Attorney-General), SIR JOHN SIMON, K.C., M.P. (Solicitor-General), MR. BUTLER ASPINALL, K.C., MR. S.A.T. ROWLATT and MR. RAYMOND ASQUITH (instructed by Sir R. Ellis Cunliffe, Solicitor to the Board of Trade) appeared as Counsel on behalf of the Board of Trade. THE RIGHT HON. SIR ROBERT FINLAY, K.C., M.P., MR. F. LAING, K.C., MR. MAURICE HILL, K.C., and MR. NORMAN RAEBURN (instructed by Messrs. Hill, Dickinson and Co.) appeared as Counsel on behalf of the White Star Line. MR. THOMAS SCANLAN, M.P. (instructed by Mr. Smith, Solicitor), appeared as Counsel on behalf of the National Sailors’ and Firemen’s Union of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the personal representatives of several deceased members of the crew and of survivors who were members of the Union. (Admitted on application.) MR. BOTTERELL (instructed by Messrs. Botterell and Roche) appeared on behalf of the Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom. (Admitted on application.) MR. THOMAS LEWIS appeared on behalf of the British Seafarers’ Union. (Admitted on application.) MR. L. S. HOLMES (of Messrs. Miller, Taylor and Holmes of Liverpool) appeared on behalf of the Imperial Merchant Service Guild. (Admitted on application.) MR. COTTER appeared on behalf of the National Union of Stewards. (Admitted on application.) MR. HAMAR GREENWOOD, M.P. (instructed by Messrs. Pritchard and Sons), watched proceedings on behalf of the Allan Line Steamship Company; and (instructed by Messrs. William A. Crump and Son) also on behalf of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company. MR. ROCHE (instructed by Messrs. Charles G. Bradshaw and Waterson) appeared on behalf of the Marine Engineers’ Association. (Admitted on application.) MR. A. CLEMENT EDWARDS, M.P. (instructed by Messrs. Helder Roberts and Co.), appeared as Counsel on behalf of the Dock, Wharf, Riverside and General Workers’ Union of Great Britain and Ireland. (Admitted on application.)
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