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Wing_Lok_Street_Wharf_1925

The name of the pier can be read, the name of the company is a bit difficult. However, I think it reads: Hong Kong, Canton and Macao Steamboat Company.

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

Jardine's Wharf [1885-1981]

Date Place completed: 
c.1885-12-01 (Day is approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1981-05-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

The China Mail 1885-10-03 

Kowloon Wharves 1933

Text on Flickr: people live on these tiny boats for months and years at a time. Sep 1933

Note the inscription "TO HONGKONG FERRY" and the number 47. My guess for the location are Kowloon Wharves. Confirmed, see comments below.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1933
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Praya Patrol

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1946

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George FENWICK [1851-1896]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Fenwick
Given: 
George
Birth
Date: 
c.1851-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Brechin, Angus
Death
Date: 
1896-05-05
Cause of death: 
heart problems

George Fenwick was the owner of a shipyard in the area of Queen’s Road East and Ship Street (Wanchai). 

He appears for the first time in the Jury List for 1877 as "Fenwick, George, Assistant, Inglis & Co.", and two years later as "Engineer" of the same company.

In the 1884 Jurors list he appears as Engineer of Fenwick & Co, living in the district Wantsai.

In the 1895/96 Jurors list he appears as Manager of Fenwick & Co, living in the Hongkong Hotel.  

Birthplace (country): 

1937 Typhoon damage

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