Pillbox 029, Tai Tam Bay near American Club [1939- ] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Pillbox 029, Tai Tam Bay near American Club [1939- ]

Current condition: 
Ruin
Date Place completed: 
1939-01-01

More details & photos of how it looks today here.

The only mention of the pillbox in Tony Banham's 'Not the slightest chance' is for 10am on 19th December 1941:

B Company Middlesex is ordered to retire to Stanley. The order is initially disbelieved, and then confirmed. PBs 21, 22, 29, and 30 are ordered to evacuate. A fresh HQ is established near PB 24 at Stanley, and the crews of 21 and 22 under Second Lieutenant King, are put into positions astride No 1 Bungalow. The crews of 29 and 30 are put in temporary positions near the new HQ, and the crew of 23 moves back to a position on the beach.

Photos that show this place

Comments

Year completed is: Approximate
Condition at last visit: Intact
Date of last visit: May-1996
Ref: ROB-00630
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Dear Derek,

 

Just wondering how to access this pillbox as I have gone looking for it multiple times but haven't seen a clear route. I have tried using the steps to the right of Pacific View to no avail.

 

Many thanks,

Aidan

By boat ?

Maybe try the slope next to the clubhouse of Pacific View?

Down to the beach and then walk along the shore line?

Just wondering whether there are cliffs so maybe needa swim over the cliffs