1901-02 Rowing Victoria State Championships
Index to Results:
Champion Men's Scull
(2 ½ miles)
Margin: 3 lengths
1st Percy C Ivens, Mercantile
2nd Alex Chamley, Albert Park
3rd Charles Stamper, Albert Park
The Championships was conducted on 26th October 1901 on the Lower Yarra.
Champion Men's Pair
1st Albert Park – Bow: Alex Chamley, Str: Charles Donald, Cox: A Miller
3rd Mercantile - Bow: Percy C Ivens, Str: Alex B Sloan
4th Yarra Yarra
This Championship was conducted on the Upper Yarra course on 22nd February 1902.
Champion Men's Four
(Distance - Not recorded)
Margin: 2 lengths
1st Mercantile – Bow: Percy C Ivens, 2: William Potter, 3: M K Moss, Str: Alex B Sloan,
Cox: Hugh Mitchell
3rd Albert Park
This Championship was raced on the Lower Yarra on 30th November 1901 with four entries.
Champion Men's Eight
1st Albert Park – Bow: W C Low, 2: H Henley, 3: C H Kohn, 4: M G Scott, 5: L Thistlethwaite, 6: Charles Donald, 7: E W Tulloch, Str: James Donald, Cox: J H Counihan
The race resulted in a row over on 22nd March 1902, as Mercantile, who had entered, were unable to start due to the "disablement of two of its members, Messrs A B Sloan (stroke) and F Wilkins (2)."
Back row: Henley, Low Charles Donald, Counihan
Front row: Kohn, Tulloch, James Donald, Thistlewaite, Scott
The Victorian Oarsman with a Rowing Register, by John Lang, published by A H Massina and Company 1919.
Victorian Rowing Association, Reports 1903 - 1944.
Mercantile Rowing Club Annual Report
Ivens photo from Mercantile Rowing Club and Champion Eight from Albert Park South Melbourne Rowing Club.
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