Repulse Bay hotel-swiming platform-the 'Lady Lido'

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 02:43

Rarely seen in photographs of Repulse Bay from the 1930s is the Lido's swimming platform vessel unofficially called the 'Lady Lido'. Complete with a water slide with a sun protection canopy mounted above the slide

Date picture taken
15 Jun 1935


HK Daily Press 24 November 1939

The 'Lido Lady' was damaged during the freak typhoon to hit Hong Kong on 23 November 1939. She broke adrift from her moorings and ended up on the rocks at Middle Island as a complete wreck. She was never replaced.

1938 Repulse Bay Lido
1938 Repulse Bay Lido, by Moddsey