BAAG records of shipping in HK during 1944-45 – Naval Supply Depot Craft No.45

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 Naval Supply Depot Craft No.45, was seen on 9 Aug 1944

On 9 Aug 1944 was admitted to No.1 Slipway Taikoo Docks for repairs. To be completed 19 Aug 1944

An image of this ship would be helpful.

This article was first posted on 29th October 2016.

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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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