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Everything tagged "Green, David (1960-61)"

Solar Star ferry.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

SS Canton.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

The SS Canton cargo liner was a frequent visitor to Hong Kong, but she would soon be scrapped. Cargo being off-loaded onto junks was a familiar sight in the harbour. (Andrew S)

Vehicle ferry.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

Yoke in use.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

I think that this was taken on Nathan Road, but it might have been Yuen Long? (Andrew S)

Sek Kong girl with brother.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

What a lovely smile that little girl had.  (Andrew S)

Sek Kong girl with brothers.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

Children literally carried many responsibilities.  She looks quite worried. (Andrew S)

Sek Kong grass cutters.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

David's comment was that gangs of children were employed to cut the grass around the camp. Perhaps they collected it to use as fodder for the animals on their family farms.

Sek Kong Land Rover.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

Sek Kong main units.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

I find it strange that there is no mention of the R.A.F. on this board at the main gate.  (Andrew S)

Sek Kong Popsi.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

I have seen this man on photographs taken by others.  He was always called 'Popsi' and he probably did a good trade keeping the guys cool.  (Andrew S)

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