BAAG records of shipping in HK during 1944-45 – the Shin Kensei, ex Indo-China Steam Navigation Co

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.

BAAG Report KWIZ #66 15th September 1944

The Shin Kensei, a cargo ship,formerly belonging to the Indo-China Steam Navigation Company, was seen on 7 July 1944

Arrived on X

Inward cargo: X

Departed on X

Outward cargo: X

Transit cargo: X

Repairs: X

An image of this ship would be helpful.

BAAG KWIZ #66 Shin Kensei

This article was first posted on 12th March 2017.

Further information:

  1. For general information about the Elizabeth Ride collection, her father Sir Lindsay Ride, and the British Army Aid group during WW2 a very useful introduction is through http://gwulo.com/node/13968
  2. The BAAG papers are kept at the Hong Kong Heritage Project – Elizabeth M Ride Collection

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