BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, late February 1943, ship repair, maintenance and movements

Suma Aka HMS Moth In Service 1942 Wikipedia

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS No.21) dated 1st March 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during late February 1943. These reports also describes time spent by vessels undergoing repairs and maintenance in a number of […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, February 1943, ship repair, maintenance and movements

BAAG Report WIS #20 Detail D1

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS 20) dated 23rd February 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during February 1943. These reports also describes time spent by vessels undergoing repairs and maintenance in a number of Hong […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, early February 1943, ship repair, maintenance and movements

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS 19) dated 17th February 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during early February 1943 (? Only two items have a date attached.) These reports also describes time spent by vessels […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, late January 1943, ship repair, maintenance and movements

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Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS 18) dated 12th February 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during late January 1943. Apologies for the poor legibility of the report. These reports also describes time spent by vessels […]

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HK & Whampoa Dockyard – the retirement of Alexander Milne Calman July 1948 – information needed

Kowloon Dock Image B Retirement Of Mr A.M.Calman 30.7.1948 Ricky Rowe

HF: Ricky Rowe, from Scotland, has sent these photographs showing a presentation at the retirement from Kowloon (HK & Whampoa) Docks of A M Calman on 30th July 1948. I presume Mr Calman is the gentleman wearing white trousers in the centre of the front row. And judging by the turnout he was a reasonably senior figure at the Dock. […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, January 1943, ship repair, maintenance and movements

BAAG Report WIS #17 Detail A2

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS No.17) exact date unknown but January 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during January 1943. Please note the first page of this report has been deemed restricted by the Ministry […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, mid to late December 1942, ship repair, maintenance and movements

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Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS No.16) dated 14th January 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during mid to late December 1942. These reports also describes time spent by vessels undergoing repairs and maintenance in a […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, early to mid December 1942, ship repair, maintenance and movements

BAAG WIS#15 30.12.42 Detail Map Of Kowloon Docks

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS No.15) dated 30th December 1942. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during December 1942. These reports also describes time spent by vessels undergoing repairs and maintenance in a number of Hong […]

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Auguste Pierre Marty – obituary, brother of A R Marty, founder of A. R. Marty in Hong Kong 1874

Marty, Auguste Pierre Obituary A2 SCMP25.1.1909 Stephen Davies

Stephen Davies: Auguste Pierre Marty, who died in HK in 1909, was resident here (and in his latter years Spanish Consul) from his arrival, aged 17, in 1871, to work for his brother Auguste Raphael Marty (who also lived in HK until he moved to Haiphong in 1906 where he died in 1914), who founded the company (A.R. Marty & […]

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Auguste Raphael Marty, obituary, founder of A. R. Marty in Hong Kong 1874

Marty, Auguste Raphael Obituary Detail 3 SCMP 17.12.1914

“The French merchant Auguste Raphael Marty (1841–1914) established his own trading house, A. R. Marty et Cie, in Hong Kong in 1874. Following the acquisition of northern Indochina by France, he and his business partner, [Edouard] Jules d’Abbadie  in September 1886, founded the shipping company Marty et d’Abbadie in the port of Haiphong.”(1) Information about A.R.Marty et Cie appears thin on […]

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