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Far East (British Vessel)

Volume 486: debated on Monday 16 April 1951

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware that the British m.v. "Edith Moller," was intercepted by a Nationalist gunboat on 10th April on passage Hong Kong to Shanghai and all her charts confiscated necessitating return to Hong Kong; and what action has been taken by His Majesty's Government.

Yes. His Majesty's Consul at Tamsui has been instructed to make representations to the Provincial authorities in Formosa.