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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. Quite 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.

1962 Wanchai waterfront

This one shows two ferry piers, probably one on Stuart and one on Tonnochy Streets.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

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:

Kwun Tong industrial area, c 1973

Text on Flickr:
Kwuntong industrial area, c 1973. To the right is the airport runway being extended. To the left is the Cha Kwo Ling oil depot. Opposite are shau kei wan and quarry bay on hong kong island. The taikoo dockyard is still there.

Extension of the runway towards Channel Rock under way.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1973

Ngau Tau Kok Ferry Pier [1953-c.1961]

Date Place completed: 
c.1953-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1961-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Wikkpedia says:

Ngau Tau Kok Ferry Pier (Chinese: 牛頭角碼頭) (1953 - 1960s) was a ferry pier in Ngau Tau Kok in Kwun Tong District, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Its location is now near Wharf T&T Square (Chinese: 九倉電訊廣場), Wai Yip Street (Chinese: 偉業街).

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Kwun Tong Public Pier [c.1961- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1961-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

The pier was built after reclamation in this area was completed, about 1961.

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New_Wan_Chai_Pier_201408

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

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