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HMS FAME & crew-Hong Kong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1899

HMS FAME embarking troops from HMS TERRIBLE

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1899

Recent postings and David’s book Volume 3 refer to HMS Terrible.

In 1899 HMS Terrible was involved in the Battle of the Taku Forts in north China in which warships of China, Russia and Japan took part. Also involved were 350 members of the Royal Welch Fusiliers, 40 Royal Engineers and 250 British bluejackets.

USS Asheville

Text on Flickr: USS Asheville (PG-21) (Photo #: NH 91411): At Hong Kong, 1924, while serving as flagship of Commander, South China Patrol. The donor served as a radioman in this ship at the time, and has written her radio call letters, "NELV", on the print. Collection of Henry J. Poy. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph. More here.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1924

1940s Boats Alongside Praya Central

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Boats alongside Praya Central, The Hong Kong Club and Butterfield and Swire Building can be seen.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949
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Commodore's Bungalow [1897-????]

Date Place completed: 
1897-01-01

date from foundation stone

Naval Dockyard-1949

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949
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Destroyer

Detail cropped from this photo.

British Fleet in Hong Kong Harbour

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1935

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