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Thursday Island pilotage area

The Thursday Island pilotage area is the area of— 

(a)  waters bounded by an imaginary line drawn—

  • starting at the high–water mark at the western tip of Smith Point on Horn Island
  • then to the high–water mark at the northern tip of Heath (Kiwain) Point on Prince of Wales Island
  • then to the high–water mark at the eastern tip of Webb Point on Friday Island
  • then along the high–water mark of Friday Island, initially in a westerly direction, to the western tip of Friday Island
  • then to the high–water mark at the western tip of Tucker Point on Goods Island
  • then along the high–water mark of Goods Island, initially in a south-easterly direction, to the eastern tip of Tessy Head on Goods Island
  • then to the high–water mark at the western tip of Hammond Island (commonly known as Diamond Point)
  • then along the high–water mark of Hammond Island, initially in a south-easterly direction, to the eastern tip of Menmuir (Gobau) Point on Hammond Island
  • then to the high–water mark at the northern tip of King Point on Horn Island
  • then along the high–water mark of Horn Island, initially in a westerly direction, returning to the starting point; and

(b) the navigable waters of rivers and creeks flowing, directly or indirectly, into the waters in paragraph (a).

Thursday Island pilotage/compulsory pilotage area chartlet.

Last updated
24 August 2017