China Navigation Company Standard War Risks

Scope and Content

Papers relating to China Navigation Company [CNCo] vessels requisitioned or taken over by the Japanese during the war. Papers include Standard War risks circulars, correspondence between Butterfield & Swire and John Swire & Sons, ships inventories and valuations of CNCo vessels. Papers relate in particular to FATSHAN (with regards to expenses incurred when taken over by Japan) and MV YUNNAN.

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