Jumbo Floating Restaurant (1st generation) [????-1971]

Submitted by David on Mon, 11/15/2021 - 12:11
Current condition
Demolished / No longer exists
Date closed / demolished
(Day & Month are approximate.)

I've set the 'demolition' date to 1971, when the restaurant was gutted by a fire, though the burned-out wreck appears in photos from 1973 so it was a while before it was removed.

A second generation Jumbo Floating Restaurant was built as a replacement, and opened in 1976.

Photos that show this Place


SCMP from 2020 reports that the first generation Jumbo never was operative. "However, while the vessel was being furnished in October 1971, a fire broke out which killed 34 people and left 42 injured". The fire occurred on the 30 October, 1971. Possibly construction started in 1970.