BAAG records of shipping in HK during 1944-45 – the Yurin (aka Nirebayashi?) 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 Yurin (aka Nirebayashi?) Maru, a cargo ship, was seen on 14 July 1944
Arrived on 10 July 1944 from Hainan Island
Inward cargo: 2,000 bags of rice, 1,500 bags of salt, 500 tons of salt
Departed on X
Outward cargo: X
Transit cargo: X
An image of this ship would be helpful.
This article was first posted on 9th April 2017.