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Star Ferry Pier, Central - 1937

Star Ferry Pier, Central  - 1937

The original caption under this photograph reads : : On the right is shown the pier in the harbour of Hongkong where the launch was moored when its boiler exploded causing the deaths of 35 persons

This was one illustration within a ten-page article by Professor C. A Middleton Smith about the need for more supervision of engineering and mechanization in Hong Kong and China 

Enhanced scan of image from The Far Eastern Review,  Sep-Oct Issue 1937

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Wednesday, September 1, 1937