1960s Tsim Sha Tsui

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

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A view of Holt's Wharf and

A view of Holt's Wharf and Signal Hill

Holt's Wharf

The Blue funnel ship on the left is a Priam class ship. Built around 1967 just as containerisation was starting to take over from general cargo. The other ship could be an 'H' class boat, Helenus, Ixion, or Hector. I would say the picture is from around 1968-9. I have never seen quite as good an ariel shot of the much remembered Holt's wharf.

re: Holt's Wharf

Thanks for the extra info about this photo. There are a couple more photos of the wharf here.

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Ship in foreground is "P" class  ie PYRRHUS, PATROCLUS, PELEUS. The difference between these ships and "H" class is on fore deck. P class , ahead of bridge , two samson posts fore mast , two more samson posts. H class ahead of bridge,  four samson posts, fore mast  none ahead of mast.