University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Sw08-152. G W Swire referenced each negative in this album with the prefix H written in India ink. This negative is referenced H65. The album itself has also been archived at some stage with the reference 62/VI. The steamship is a China coaster in wartime colours, one of CNC's eight 2,800 ton coasters built between 1932 and 1941. It could be one of the older ships: HUNAN, HOIHOW or HUPEH.
Tientsin port and quayside 1940