Letters to and from John Swire & Sons London, Butterfield & Swire Japan and Butterfield and Swire in Sydney relating to routine business matters including Japan and Australia trade, the management of cargo shipments, routine upkeep, conversion and sales of vessels. In particular this file covers ASAMOSC, the sale of 'Chungking' , conversion of 'Chekiang' and 'Chefoo', amendments to fleet books, Japan/Bangkok trade, Japan/Australia trade, MOSK rationalisation, New Zealand intermediate service and 'Papuan Chief'. Includes subject index
China Navigation Company Eastern General General Letters
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 102 JSS/3/10/9
- Alternative Id.GB 102 JSSIII 10/9
- Former ReferenceGB 102 CNCO 3002
- Dates of CreationJul 1968- Dec 1968
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file
Scope and Content
Letters are arranged geographically into four sections: to the East, from the East, to Australia and from Australia and are arranged chronologically within these sections.
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