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The first Fenwick Pier was built in 1929 during the East Praya Reclamation. In the Public Works Report for 1929 is the following entry:
Public Pier ‘A’.—This pier is situated at the end of Fenwick Street. The decking, landing steps and fendering -were constructed during the year, thus completing the pier.
In the 1930 Report the pier is specified in more detail:
The earliest mention of Murray Pier I can find is from 24th January 1880 when His Excellency Lau Kwan-Yih, late Viceroy of Kwangtung and Kwangsi and Viceroy elect of Two Kiang arrived with his entourage in Hong Kong, landing at Murray Pier. (Source)
After the early 1900's dockyard reclamation a new Murray Pier was opened a few hundred feet to the west. The original Pier became part of the VRC.