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South China Coast Pirates of 1922 and the ‘Passenger Ploy’ – SCMP Post Magazine

Posted: May 30th, 2022 | No Comments »

My long read for the South China Morning Post weekend magazine on the development of the so-called ‘Passenger Ploy’ (the word hijacking hadn’t quite come into common parlance in 1922) developed by Chinese pirates along the coast from Hong Kong and Macao, up to Canton and as far as Shanghai…Read the article here



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