Hong Kong & Whampoa Dock Co. Ltd – ships built, wrecked during WW2
HF with thanks to Mike T: The excellent website wrecksite lists 26 ships built at the HK & Whampoa Docks which were subsequently permanently disabled/sunk during World War 2.
At the time of their demise these ships were Australian, British, Dutch, German, Japanese, Norwegian or Thai.
The ships were lost because of:- “air-raid, foundered, gunfire-shelled, mined, ran aground (wrecked), scuttled or torpedo”
The oldest ship was built in 1914 and the newest in 1941.
The link below gives a description of how and where each ship was lost plus further information.
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- World War Two – Hong Kong Industrial Images from the Imperial War Museum
- World War Two – BAAG, Mateys and Allied attempts to disrupt Hong Kong Dockyards
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