BAAG records of shipping in HK during 1944-45 – River Steamer “H” No.6 ex-S.S. Lee Hong
Elizabeth Ride has British Army Aid Group (BAAG) records of shipping movements for 1944-45 in Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two.
These provide information not only about the ships themselves but what cargo was being brought into and out of Hong Kong during the latter stages of WW2, passengers carried, and of godowns, docks etc that were being utilised.
The River Steamer “H” no.6 ex S.S. Lee Hong, was seen on 10 Aug 1944
Engine made by Hongkong & Whampoa Dock
On 19 Aug 1944 was on No.3 Slipway, Taikoo Docks
Was scuttled in Dec 1941 off Jardine Godown. On Jul 1 [1942?] was salvaged and towed to Taikoo Docks for repair
An image of this ship would be helpful.
This article was first posted on 5th November 2016.