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Tsing Yi Power Station (1970's)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1970

Uploaded with kind permission from Gammon Construction Limited, Hong Kong. The power station is one of their projects.

Aberdeen, 1970

Not sure which ferry pier is the correct one.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1970

Wing Lok / 三角 Pier [????-????]

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Fleet Arcade 2014

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2014

Lung King Street with Fleet Arcade (left). Reclamation is going on in front of the Arcade, probably the end of Fenwick Pier.

Fenwick_Pier_(Pontoon)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2013

Uploaded from Wikipedia: By 水水 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24918936

The sign says "Government Pontoon", it was not intended for public use - see also the fence and the barbed wire. 

Two years later, the pier ceased operation due to the next reclamation work.


 

 

Maps Fenwick Pier 1980_2014

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2014

Details from tourist maps issued in 1980 and 2014, respectively. Quitely likely both show the situation one or two years ago before they were printed.

On both Fenwick Pier is shown: in 1980 the site was north-west of the shore then, and north after a smaller reclamation (about 1977-1981) in 2014.

 

1976 Fenwick Pier

Text on Flickr: 
The site behind the Fenwick Pier is the present Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. The Cable & Wireless present Telecom House is seen on the right

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1976

1950s Wanchai Fenwick Pier

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950

Stewart Road ferry pier [1956-c.1970]

Date Place completed: 
c.1956-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1970-12-31 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Ferries to Jordan Road sailed from this pier.

It isn't shown on the 1952 map, but it is shown on the 1957 map.

Fenwick Pier (1st generation) [1929-c.1970]

Date Place completed: 
c.1929-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1970-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

The first Fenwick Pier was built in 1929 during the East Praya Reclamation. In the Public Works Report for 1929 is the following entry:

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