Hong Kong Industry during World War Two

HF: This is an article where we can gradually add information about what happened to HK’s industry, manufacturing, mining , transport and other related areas during World War 2. As bits and pieces come in I’ll update the article and re-post it with the current date. Linked articles have been posted on the Group’s website unless otherwise stated. Contributors: PC […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, mid-March 1943, ship repair, maintenance and movements

BAAG Report WIS #23 A1 Detail

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS No.23) dated 14th March 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during the middle of March 1943. These reports also describes time spent by vessels undergoing repairs and maintenance in a […]

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BAAG records of shipping in HK during 1944-45 – the Wuhu (or Buko) Maru

BAAG KWIZ #66 Detail Wuhu 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 […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, late February/early March 1943, ship repair, maintenance and movements

BAAG Report WIS #22detail A1

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS No.22) dated 10th March 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during late February nnd early March 1943. These reports also describes time spent by vessels undergoing repairs and maintenance in […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, late February 1943, ship repair, maintenance and movements

Suma Aka HMS Moth In Service 1942 Wikipedia

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS No.21) dated 1st March 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during late February 1943. These reports also describes time spent by vessels undergoing repairs and maintenance in a number of […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, February 1943, ship repair, maintenance and movements

BAAG Report WIS #20 Detail D1

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS 20) dated 23rd February 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during February 1943. These reports also describes time spent by vessels undergoing repairs and maintenance in a number of Hong […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, early February 1943, ship repair, maintenance and movements

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS 19) dated 17th February 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during early February 1943 (? Only two items have a date attached.) These reports also describes time spent by vessels […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, late January 1943, ship repair, maintenance and movements

Star Ferry Electric Star 1954 Gwulo

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS 18) dated 12th February 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during late January 1943. Apologies for the poor legibility of the report. These reports also describes time spent by vessels […]

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HK & Whampoa Dockyard – the retirement of Alexander Milne Calman July 1948 – information needed

Kowloon Dock Image B Retirement Of Mr A.M.Calman 30.7.1948 Ricky Rowe

HF: Ricky Rowe, from Scotland, has sent these photographs showing a presentation at the retirement from Kowloon (HK & Whampoa) Docks of A M Calman on 30th July 1948. I presume Mr Calman is the gentleman wearing white trousers in the centre of the front row. And judging by the turnout he was a reasonably senior figure at the Dock. […]

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BAAG Naval Section Intelligence Summary, January 1943, ship repair, maintenance and movements

BAAG Report WIS #17 Detail A2

Elizabeth Ride has sent the Naval section of a British Army Aid Group (BAAG) Waichow Intelligence Summary (WIS No.17) exact date unknown but January 1943. This covers shipping movements in and out of Hong Kong during the Japanese occupation in World War Two during January 1943. Please note the first page of this report has been deemed restricted by the Ministry […]

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