Steamship 'Woosung II' (吴淞)
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Sw04-075. G W Swire referenced each negative in this album with the prefix D written in India ink. This negative is referenced D51. The album itself has also been archived at some stage with the reference P1/IV.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 Sw04-091 and Pa02-089.
Black and white photograph
Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library, University of London