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Map West Point Pier (Tong Shui Road) 1956

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1956

C133_Hankow_after_fire,_Oct._1906

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1906

From Wiki Swire.

Text on Wiki Swire:

On the 14th October, 1906, Hankow was gutted by fire, whilst alongside the Canton Steamer Wharf at Hong Kong, as a result of a passenger's cooking stove overturning. One hundred and thirty people were killed in C.N.Co.’s worst-ever (non- wartime )disaster.

1906 Paddle Steamer "Hankow" Fire

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1906

Paddle Steamer "Hankow" gutted by fire at the Hong Kong-Macau-Canton Steamboat Pier on 14 October 1906. 130 lives were lost.

Blake Pier after 1906 typhoon

Not sure if the image is horizontally inverted. Yes, it was - now correct!

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1906

Western Pier at (late) 1920s

Shows very clearly buildings on Connaught Road Central. Photo from the late 1920s, Central Fire Station built already.

Buildings from left to right:

General Post Office

P&O Building (4th generation)

Nine Arches Building

Ornate Building

26-33 Connaught Road Central 

34, 35, 36, 37 Connaught Road Central 

37A-46  Connaught Road Central 

Central Fire Station

At the end of the ricksha queue is the Duke of Connaught Statue (2nd location) and (on the right) Blake Pier.

 

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1928

Hung Hom ferry pier to Wanchai & North Point [1979-c.1988]

Date Place completed: 
c.1979-03-01 (Day is approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1988-12-31 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

This ferry pier was operated by the Hong Kong and Yaumati Ferry Company Ltd, (HYF), for their services between Hung Hom and Wanchai, Hung Hom and North Point. It is shown at bottom right in the photo below.

Government Publications Centre - June 1971

Government Publications Centre is on the right.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1971

Central harbourfront, 2001

Harbour view of Hong Kong island, most likely taken from the Star Ferry. Looking from the Central Star Ferry Pier to the Prince of Wales building and Citic Tower.

May 2001.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2001

Tolo Jetty, New Territories, Hong Kong 1980

Text on Flickr:

A civilian boat arriving at Tolo jetty. The pole has been painted in Royal Regiment of Wales regimental colours!

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

Tolo Jetty, New Territories, Hong Kong 1980

Text on Flickr:

A pair of rigid raiders moored up at the jetty. Across the water, the People’s Republic of China.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

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