BAAG records of shipping in HK during 1944-45 – the Nagawa 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 being utilised.
BAAG Report #KWIZ 66 15th September 1944
The Nagawa Maru, a cargo ship, was seen on 9 + 16 July 1944
Arrived on 4 July from Formosa in convoy of 16 ships escorted by 2 warships
Tonnage: About 3,000 tons
Inward cargo: fodder, coal
Inward passengers: about 800 soldiers
Departed on X
Outward cargo: X
Transit cargo: X
Crew: 50 including 7 Japanese
An image of this ship would be helpful.
This article was first posted on 19th March 2017.