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Re-storing Plover Cove.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1929

Another photo from the 1928-1929 album of WR Fell - the best I could do, I'm afraid. There are several photos of excursions around the coast in this cutter which sometimes took as many as seven on board.

Launching at Waterfall Cove.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1929

Would "Waterfall Cove" be the same as Plover Cove? Plover Cove seems to have been a popular destination for the officers of HM Submarine L3 in their time off, when they had use of this cutter. Here they are back view in the swimwear of the time.

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

Conte_Rosso.JPG

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

The legend on this photo reads "Conte Rosso. Passing through Suez Canal. 1938" It must have been taken on Cicely Warren's final voyage home with her children in 1938 after fifteen years in Hong Kong. Presumably they themselves were on a different ship.

Hong Kong - Housing Project

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1967
Places shown in this photo: 

Rowing boat

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1974

Detail cropped from this photo: http://gwulo.com/atom/19861

A "Yellow" submarine built in Hong Kong-1968

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1968
Places shown in this photo: 

The Beatles 'Yellow Submarine' song was popular in the era this ambitious project was taking shape in Hong Kong

WAY FOONG

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1996

HSBC's launch at Kowloon City Pier, 1996.

1857 Lorcha Chinese Boat

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1857

I read that Andrew was looking for a picture of a Lorcha Boat.

Chinese Merchant Lorchas on the Canton River 1857.

From the original description:

 

 

Chinese Shipping.

 

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