Floating Staff Letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons, London and Butterfield & Swire, Hong Kong and Shanghai relating to routine matters with regards to the management of staff. Letters cover in particular the following subjects: casualties, crews, internees, Africa West Coast, tax, leave, Indian crews. Includes index


Chronological by sending office

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File closed under the Data Protection Act until 1st January 2024


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