BAAG records of shipping in HK during 1944-45 – the Nanhatsu aka Nanbatsu 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 #70
The Nanhatsu aka Nanbatsu Maru, a fishing vessel /converted cargo boat, was seen on 26 Aug 1944
Arrived on 10 Aug 1944 from Macao
Inward cargo: 200 bags of rice, 1 lot of provisions. Discharged 11-14 Aug, taken to Kowloon Godowns
Departed on X
Outward cargo: X
Transit cargo: X
Repairs: On 16 Aug admitted to Cosmopolitan Dock. To be completed by 25 Sep.
An image of this ship would be helpful.
This article was first posted on 19 February 2017.