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Captain Lossius and his wife aboard SS Kinshan. Hong Kong - Canton Line. 1900s. | by benicektoo
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Captain Lossius and his wife aboard SS Kinshan. Hong Kong - Canton Line. 1900s.

Part of the same set as these two: flic.kr/p/c8ZAW3

 

Norwegian-born Jacob (a.k.a. Iacob) Johan Lossius (1853 -1942) and his wife Agnes Mary Potter Lossius (d. 1938). They were married in Liverpool in 1877. Both are buried in Hong Kong cemetery, Happy Valley. The SS Kinshan was a steamer which ran between Hong Kong and Canton. She was captured by the Japanese in WW2 and became the "Hachian Maru". She was sunk by USS Thresher, Dec. 30 1942.

 

The Kinshan is pictured here: hpc.vcea.net/Asset/Preview/dbImage_ID-17727_No-1.jpeg

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Taken on June 3, 2012