China Navigation company Requisition Finance

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Papers concerning China Navigation requisition accounts and the delivery of vessels under the Liner Requisition scheme and the Government tonnage replacement scheme. Papers relate to:

General Audit / Agency fees;


Wartime defensive measures;

Ministry of War Transport circulars;

Claims for Losses Agreed;

Capital additions and Unmeasured spaces;

Fleet particulars and details of charter hire costs

Hire revision;

Statements of accounts


Papers are arranged into subject files

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Archivist's Note


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Copying for personal research purposes is permitted. Please contact the archivist for all publication requests.

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