Letters from Shanghai

Scope and Content

Correspondence concerning maintenance and repairs to Taikoo Chinese Navigation Company ships.

File includes correspondence concerning; trade on the upper Yangtze river above Chungking [Chongqing]; salvage work on 'Suiting' and Watung No. 4 Pontoon; proposed conversion of Wanhsien to coal burning; dispute with Japanese authorities concerning ownership of Wanyuan; construction of the "repeat" Wanyuan at the Whangpoo Shipyard & Engineering Works; requisition of 'Siushan' by Navy; minutes of a meeting of the Shanghai committee of the Taikoo Chinese Navigation Company.

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