Letters from Hong Kong

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Correspondence concerning maintenance and repairs to Taikoo Chinese Navigation Company ships.

File includes correspondence concerning; overhaul and repair of ships 'Kangting' and 'Wanliu' including costs during lay-up at Chungking [Chongqing]; maintenance and repairs to boilers of 'Wanyuan'; list of incidents resulting in damage to ships 'Kanting', 'Wanliu' and 'Wantung'; progress reports, alterations and additions to the construction of the "repeat" Wanyuan; the market price for steel in Shanghai and USA; a brief requisition of Wanyuan by H. M. Navy.

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