Hong Kong General Letters

Scope and Content

Correspondence between John Swire & Sons and Butterfield & Swire, Hong Kong relating to the management of the China Navigation Company. The letters refer to the following areas in particular: all aspects of Australia trade including Australia and New Zealand Eastern Shipping Conference [ANZESC] shipping conference relations; interaction and competition with other shipping lines; cruising; fortnightly reports; matters affecting trade in Indonesia; trade in New Zealand; pilgrim trade; freight rates; refrigerated space and cargo; tonnage disposition. Inlcudes index

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