Advertising Brochure

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Brochure advertising the passenger services of the MS Taiwan between Hong Kong and Keelung

Administrative / Biographical History

The Taiwan II, was for its day a classic modern passenger ship, fitted with stabilisers, and converted by Taikoo dockyard to side port loading. It was employed on the passenger/ cargo shuttle service between Hong Kong and Keelung, when she replaced the "Anking"in 1970. However, by 1972, as air travel became cheaper the passenger trade became unprofitable and CNCo withdrew from this service.

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