China Navigation Company Local Letters

Scope and Content

Letters between John Swire & Sons, Ltd and various companies and individuals. Letters cover routine business matters affecting all aspects of China Navigation Company [CNCo] trade and shipping. In particular the letters relate to CNCo's application for membership to the Australia/Malay shipping conference, ANZESC pool agreements, freight rates, transportation of Gurkhas and general matters regarding the running of CNCo ships


Letters are bound in files and arranged alphabetically according to sender/recipient

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