On August 15, 1945, the Japanese Emperor proclaimed that Japan had unconditionally surrendered. The Royal Navy entered Hong Kong waters in late August, and the region was under military administration until Governor Sir Mark Young returned on May 1, 1946. During this period of time, rehabilitation of the harbor was of chief importance, given that sea transportation served as the main internal and external link for food, coal, labor and so on.
|Title of host publication||Maritime Business and Economics: Asian Perspective|
|Subtitle of host publication||Asian Perspectives|
|ISBN (Print)||9781138282124, 9781138400368|
|Publication status||Published - 7 Dec 2018|
|Name||Routledge Maritime Masters|