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Public Pier No. 17 - British Canton Line / Yuen On Steamship Co. Ltd [????-????]

1920s photos show it with a semi-circular sign for the "British Canton Line". There's a good example at PH014_50-22 Gertrude Bass Warner photographs.

Maps from the 1930s / 40s, eg plates 3-5a and 3-5b in Mapping Hong Kong, label it as "Yuen On Steamship Co. Ltd, P.P. no. 17".

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Praya Patrol

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1946

Screen shot (at 7:40 min.) f

Hung Hom Ferry Pier (1st generation?) [c.1903-c.1963]

Date Place completed: 
c.1903-04-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1963-12-31 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

I believe this was the first generation of ferry pier at Hung Hom, but please let me know if there was any earlier one. It was off Winslow Street, in front of the junction with Gillies Avenue.

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Ma Tau Kok Road Refuse Boat Pier and Live Stock Landing [1936- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1936-07-01 (Day is approximate)

At the end of Ma Tau Kok Road there are the remains of an old pier.

Looking at the 1952 map, it's the nearest pier to the old cattle depot, so I wonder if it is where cattle deliveries by sea were unloaded? [Update: It was a combined refuse boat pier and livestock landing pier. See comments below.]

1891年龍津橋 Lung Tsun Stone Bridge

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1891

Tsing Yi Power Station (1970's)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1970

Uploaded with kind permission from Gammon Construction Limited, Hong Kong. The power station is one of their projects.

Aberdeen, 1970

Not sure which ferry pier is the correct one.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1970

Wing Lok / 三角 Pier [????-????]

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Fleet Arcade 2014

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2014

Lung King Street with Fleet Arcade (left). Reclamation is going on in front of the Arcade, probably the end of Fenwick Pier.

Fenwick_Pier_(Pontoon)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2013

Uploaded from Wikipedia: By 水水 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24918936

The sign says "Government Pontoon", it was not intended for public use - see also the fence and the barbed wire. 

Two years later, the pier ceased operation due to the next reclamation work.


 

 

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