Construction of Whampoa Garden has started already. Of the former staff houses, only Tantallon Terrace is still there. <Read more ...>
In the back, two two Hung Hom Ferry piers are visible. <Read more ...>
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Upper photo (circa 1984) showing the HUD staff quarters was still under occupation although the dockyard was in its final years of function, largely as a container storage yard.
Lower photo showing the pre-war block of terraced houses where expatriate staff has just been vacated prior to demolition (1986).
Note: The upper part of the photo is much like this one by IDJ. <Read more ...>
Looking for information about my great grandfather who worked for Hongkong Whampoa Dock Co from about 1890 to 1916.
His daughters born in Scotland both married Hong Kong Scots.
His daughter, my grandmother Florence Agnes Neave, was born in Hong Kong around 1900.
They called their house in England "Lei Yu Mun".
He features on a juror's list. <Read more ...>
anyone know the location? Am guessing Tsim Sha Tsui, below Signal Hill. part of interesting series of photos of HK docks and the damage from that time <Read more ...>
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