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1936 RMS 'Empress of Britain' in Lyemoon Pass

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1936 RMS 'Empress of Britain' in Lyemoon Pass
Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Wednesday, January 1, 1936

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Can tell the exact date of this photo viewed from Hong Kong across to Kowloon: 25th March 1936

The Empress of Britain normally sailed the Atlantic between Quebec / Southampton but did its annual round-the-world cruise from Southampton in its winter months starting from December. It arrived in Hong Kong from Manila 20th March 1936 and left Hong Kong 25th March 1936 for Shanghai. 

Sources of departure date from Hong Kong: Hong Kong Daily Press, page 14, 25th March 1936 and Hong Kong Daily Press, page 15, 26th March 1936