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Jordan Road ferry pier #1 [1932-????]

Date Place completed: 
c.1932-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

This was the first of the two Jordan Road ferry piers. On maps dated 1947 [1] and 1964 [2] it is marked 'Vehicular Ferry Pier'.

On the 1990 map [3] it is marked as 'Jordan Road ferry Pier', and a separate 'Vehicular Ferry Pier' is shown at the corner of Man Cheong Street and Man Wui Street.

References (all maps are from the 'Mapping Hong kong' book.):

  1. Plate 4-7
  2. Plate 4-8
  3. Plate 4-9

Vehicular Ferry Pier, Central [1933-1994]

Date Place completed: 
1933-03-01
Date Place demolished: 
1994-12-31

Booth makes a couple of references to travelling on the Yau Ma Tei vehicular ferry. The pier at the Hong Kong island end of the route stood roughly where One IFC stands today.

Here's a photo we've been sent of the pier, with the QEII decorations dating it to 1953:

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