BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, late November 1942, ship repair, maintenance and movements

BAAG Report WIS #14 Detail A1

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS No.14) dated 16th December 1942. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during late November 1942. 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, mid November 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.12) dated 18th November 1942. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during mid November 1942. These reports also describes time spent by vessels undergoing repairs and maintenance in a number of […]

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The oil tanker Paludina – HK & Whampoa Dock built 1921

The Paludina was constructed in 1921 by the HK & Wampoa Dockyard (construction number 580). She sailed for the Anglo Saxon Petroleum Company and Shell Tankers UK. Tonnage: 8,881 She was discarded for scrap in 1936 in Japan.(1) Sources: helderline tanker paludina Related Indhhk articles: Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Company – several ships built by Hong Kong & Whampoa Dockyard Shell Oil tankers […]

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A R Marty et Cie, Hong Kong trading house, established 1874 and Marty et d’Abbadie, Haiphong, Indochina

Marty & D'Abbadie, Haiphong E Hatingx M&D'A Haiphong

“The French merchant Auguste Raphael Marty (1841–1914) established his own trading house, A. R. Marty et Cie, in Hong Kong in 1874. Information about this Hong Kong company appears thin on the ground – further details would be gratefully received. Stephen Davies suggests that Marty in HK was only ever a shipping company office.  Following the acquisition of northern Indochina […]

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A R Marty & Company – Compagnie de Navigation Tonkinoise, Marty et D’Abbadie shipyard Haiphong

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HF: Our article, Tung Tai Tseung Kee & Company, 同泰祥記, engineers and shipbuilders, 1897 to c1945, mentions “The proprietor of the firm, Mr Lan Fat, was born in San On Province, China, received his education in Hongkong, and was afterwards apprenticed as a draughtsman to Messrs. Fenwick & Co. for nine years. He was then for nearly two years engineer […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, early November 1942, ship repair, maintenance and movements

BAAG Report WIS #11 Detail 2 A1

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS No.11) dated 8th November 1942. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during mid to late October 1942. These reports also describes time spent by vessels undergoing repairs and maintenance in a […]

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BAAG records of shipping in HK during 1944-45 – the Tosan Maru, pre-war China Navigation’s SS Soochow 2

Soochow 2 Small Version Image Wikiswire

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 […]

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Tung Tai Tseung Kee & Company, 同泰祥記, engineers and shipbuilders, 1897 to c1945

This following is from a 1908 account: “This well-known firm of engineers and shipbuilders was originally established by Mr Choi Chik Nam, in 1897, for the purpose of building and repairing steam launches, river craft etc. Two workshops are now kept busy – one at Yaumati, and the other at Praya East, Wanchai – and afford employment for close upon […]

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BAAG records of shipping in HK during 1944-45 – the Sainan (aka Tsinan) Maru

BAAG KWIZ #66 Detail Sainan

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 […]

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BAAG records of shipping in HK during 1944-45 – the Eisen (aka Sakikawa) Maru

BAAG KWIZ #66 Detail Eisen Maru

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 […]

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