Hong Kong & Whampoa Dock Co. Ltd – ships built, wrecked during WW2

HF with thanks to Mike T: The excellent website wrecksite lists 26 ships built at the HK & Whampoa Docks which were subsequently permanently disabled/sunk during World War 2.

At the time of their demise these ships were Australian, British, Dutch, German, Japanese, Norwegian or Thai.

The ships were lost because of:- “air-raid, foundered, gunfire-shelled, mined, ran aground (wrecked), scuttled or torpedo”

The oldest ship was built in 1914 and the newest in 1941.

The link below gives a description of how and where each ship was lost plus further information.

http://www.wrecksite.eu/ownerBuilderView.aspx?1152

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