Ministry of War Transport

Scope and Content

Copies of John Swire & Sons letters to and from the Ministry - post 1945 the Ministry of Transport. This covers a wide range of subjects - arranged in alphabetical order under topic or person concerned - includes personnel being released from war service, ships derequisitioned, new ships under construction for Swire's and Swire's post-war shipping policy particularly the development of an Australian line

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

Copyright is owned by John Swire & Sons, Ltd, 59 Buckingham Gate, London, SW1E 6AJ