Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: RD-s129. Number on print: 3.   The Indo-China Steam Navigation Company's steamer Loong Sang (Loongsang) sank off the Osaka Shosen Kaisha Wharf with heavy loss of life. Photograph taken during or after the typhoon of 18th August 1923. See RD-s127.

Caption on photograph
S.S. Loong Sang just after she sank.  S.S. Empress of Australia riding out the typhoon in view & powerless to do anything to help.  Just as this was taken the French mail S.S. André Lebon had broken cables & was drifting down on the Empress but luckily missed & went straight out to sea. / 3
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Location
Date
August 1923
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph