Via Fremantle (27 May).
When the liner Mooltan arrived at Port Adelaide to-day from Fremantle the wharf at the outer harbour was barricaded while 100 passengers for South Australia left by launch and were taken to the quarantine station on Torrens Island.The passengers were allowed to leave the station later except a few who will remain until their vaccination have "taken.".
While crossing the Australian Bight, G. Bloodsworth, 12, developed chickenpox, a contagious disease. He and his father will spend a fortnight on Torrens Island.
The Canberra Times 2/6/1949.