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Malayan Ports Congestion, 1951-10 - 1952-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 103/8/9

Scope and Contents

Material relating to deliberations of the Federal Ports Committee and the Colonial Office regarding the development of Singapore, Port Swettenham, Penang and Malacca. It includes representations from commercial organisations stating that congestion was hindering trade, and in particular the import of consumer goods, building materials and fertilisers. Also included is a copy of ‘Report on the major ports of Malaya’ by D.F. Allen, representative for the Far East of the U.K. Ministry of Transport (70 sheets).


  • Creation: 1951-10 - 1952-02


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Due to the fragile state of many of these papers, users must consult microfilm copies where available.


1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2012-02-23 14:49:08+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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