China Navigation Company Accounts Letters & Government requisition

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Scope and Content

File comprising copies of letters sent to London from Butterfield & Swire Bombay relating to the requisition of China Navigation Company ships. The letters cover issues such as agency fees, maintenance expenses, repatriation of crew and include detailed break downs of costs involved.

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