Construction of the Tidal Basin (left) and Boat Pool/Camber (right of Tidal Basin). HMS Tamar and many warships visible.
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What: Lots to see, but let's start with the obvious, the long building stretching across the foreground of the photo... <Read more ...>
Cupolas – both large and small – were very much favoured in the architectural style of Hong Kong at the close of the 19th century, as is evident in this view from the grounds of Government House, dating from 1902.
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HMS Tamar was scuttled in Victoria Harbour in December 1941 during the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong. News story dated 20 December 1947.
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