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W.S.Bailey-Shipbuilders-Location-Map-vrs2.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1920

Extract from a 1920s map of Kowloon (source gwulo) indicating the location of the shipbuilding and engineering premises of W. S. Bailey & Co. in To Kwan Wan, Kowloon. 

Ho-Tung Engineering Workshop - Pokfulam Road [1925-c.1980]

Date Place completed: 
c.1925-01-01 (Month is approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1980-01-01 (Year is approximate)

Shortly after the opening of the University of Hong Kong in 1912,  Sir Robert Ho-Tung made a donation of $100,000 to the university for the purpose of providing an engineering machine shop for training of engineering students. The first small workshop, which was built on 1914, was located very close to the main campus building.

S.S.Taishan - Built Taikoo Dockyard 1925

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1925

This shows the launching ceremony for the Pearl River steam ferry S.S. “Taishan” on 10 June 1925 at the Taikoo Dockyard.

Holland Engineering & Trading Co. Ltd. [1965-1993]

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) worked in Shanghai for Holland-China Trading Company from just before WWII. After the outbreak of war, two of his colleagues went to England, to join Dutch forces, they became "Engelandvaarders" from the East. One of them was Karel Baggerman (1918-1982). He joined Princess Irene Brigade, was trained as one of the first Dutch commandos and participated in two major military operations in The Netherlands: Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Walcheren.

business card Karel Baggerman, Holland Engineering & Trading Co Ltd, Hong Kong

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) worked in Shanghai for Holland-China Trading Company from just before WWII. After the outbreak of war, two of his colleagues went to England, to join Dutch forces, they became "Engelandvaarders" from the East. One of them was Karel Baggerman (1918-1982). He joined Princess Irene Brigade, was trained as one of the first Dutch commandos and participated in two major military operations in The Netherlands: Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Walcheren.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1975

S.S.Sunning - The Far Eastern Review Jan 1921

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1916

Steamship "Sunning" built at Taikoo Dockyard 1916

S.S Laertes - The Far Eastern Review Jan. 1921

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1921

Steamship "Laertes" built at Taikoo Dockyard 1919

S.S.Evangelos - The Far Eastern Review Jan 1921

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1919

Steamship "Evangelos" built at Taikoo Dockyard 1919

S.S.Kaying- The Far Eastern Review Jan. 1921

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1922

Twin-Turbines  Steamship "Kaiying" built at Taikoo Dockyard 1922

Steamsip "Kaiying-" Turbines-The Far Eastern Review Jul.1923

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1922

Twin turbines Steamship  "Kaiying" built at Taikoo Dockyard 1922

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