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Image ID17850
TitleSteamship 'Woosung II' (吴淞) berthed at the French Bund, Shanghai
CollectionWarren Swire collection
PhotographerG. Warren Swire
Caption in album or on mountAlbum index: Folio (Sleeve) 61: two negatives: Shanghai French Bund berths
Image typeBlack and white photograph
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Note(s)University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: sw04-091. G W Swire referenced each negative in this album with the prefix D written in India ink. This negative is referenced D61. The album itself has also been archived at some stage with the reference P1/IV. Woosung II was built in 1918 by Taikoo Dockyard and Engineering Co., Hong Kong. She was captured by the Japanese in 1942 and renamed "Reizen Maru". On 18 January 1945 she struck a mine in the River Yangtse. Heavily overloaded, there were more than 2,000 casualties when she sank. See also sw04-075 and pa02-089.
Keyword(s) [en]Swire ; junk ; dock ; wharf
HPC referencesw04-091
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© 2007 John Swire & Sons Ltd.

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