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Everything tagged "Smith, Norman (1958-59)"

Gibson Wing party

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1958

Taken on Christmas Day 1958 in a B Watch room on the middle floor of Gibson Wing.  Norman Smith is wearing the checked shirt and cap.  Bob Nash is on the far right with the hat, and Taff Morgan is in front of him, with either Pete or Mick Coombes at the far left.

Large catchwater.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1958

Norman Smith, Nigel Bailey and Albert Hunt explore the deep catchwater above the Cape Collinson road.

Between Big Wave Bay and Shek O

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1959

This looks like the stretch of road between the Big Wave Bay junction and Shek O villkage. Left to right Norman Smith, John Hayward and unknown.  Most of us bought the wicker baskets.  Mine is still going strong storing some of my Hong Kong bits and pieces.  (Andrew S)

Kai Tak from Mt Parker.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1959

The Tai Koo dockyard fills the foreground.

On Mt Parker

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1959

Terry Wilson has a rest while climbing Mt Parker.  The Sai Wan War cemetery is centre left.  In 1959 the hillside is still covered in quite short grass.

Catchwater

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1958

Sometimes when the vegetation was thick it was easier to contour around the hills on the catchwaters.

Norman at the piano

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1958

On Christmas Day 1958, Norman plays the piano at the Metrople Restaurant in North Point.

Kai Tak apron

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1959

A Qantas Constellation and a USAF C47 (DC3 Dakota) on the old apron at Kai Tak.

Shaukeiwan from Mt Parker.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1959

Similar photographs exist but this one is perhaps slightly sharper.

Taikoo Docks.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1959

A similar one exists but this one probably shows more detail.

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