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Kowloon Wharves-HMS EAGLE aircraft carrier berthed-HK Telegraph-05-08-1939

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1939

I do not think we have seen an image of an aircraft carrier berthed at the Kowloon Wharves before?

HMS EAGLE-Fairey Gannets on deck-1966

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1966

I believe I took this photograph on an afternoon between 4-11 June 1966 from a HYF ferry departing from the Wanchai piers on Gloucester Road before the reclamation got going. Fairey Gannet anti-submarine aircraft are on the fore- deck rather than the Navy’s jets usually seen in that position in later images of HMS Eagle. This posting is related to https://gwulo.com/atom/35578#comment-52395

HMS Eagle

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937

Detail cropped from this photo: https://gwulo.com/atom/35577

Harbour from mountain road.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1945

This photograph is a bit of a puzzle.  I have no reason to suppose that it was not taken by Jack in 1945/6, because all the other photographs were taken on his camera and there are no commercial ones - probably not even available at that time.  However, notice the two very old naval ships, especially the one moored alongside at the Royal Naval dockyard (was it called H.M.S.

Coronation illuminations

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937
Places shown in this photo: 

View from TST looking across to Hong Kong island.

War material to Canton, inc Armoured cars. HMS Eagle Aircraft Carrier in distance

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1937
Places shown in this photo: 

Taken from Signal Hill in TST

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