BAAG records of shipping in HK during 1944-45 – the Shin Kensei, ex Indo-China Steam Navigation Co
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 Shin Kensei, a cargo ship, formerly belonging to the Indo-China Steam Navigation Company, was seen on 7 July 1944
Arrived on X
Inward cargo: X
Departed on X
Outward cargo: X
Transit cargo: X
Thanks to Stephen Kentwell for sending this a photo of a model of the Hinsang which is now displayed in the Jardines London office, and was made by Mr. H.N. Hardie while interned in Stanley Camp (Hong Kong) between 1942 and 1945.
This article was first posted on 12th March 2017.