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Photo dated around 1925. Seems harbour front. Interestingly there is some laundry hanging in the foreground of what seems to be a little park ground (belonging to the big building on the right hand side?).
 

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Two ships, around 1925. Location and names of ships unknown.

Mount Davis Youth Hostel, Hong Kong, 1983

Leroy W. Demery, Jr.  states:

The youth hostel atop Mount Davis (摩星嶺). The camera is facing northwestward.

Note the lighthouse on Green Island (青洲, right). The small island in the distance is Kau Yi Chau (交椅洲). Note also the long wake left by the Macao jetfoil.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1983

Destroyer

Detail cropped from this photo.

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1985

Walking the planks to work

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1972

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

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

While the ladies were painting naval ships, the males were on the high wires precariously painting merchant ships in mid-harbour with no safety nets or safety ropes tied to them. Invairably there was no rescue boat or sampan standing by if they fell off either.

Kowloon Praya

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1890

Kowloon Praya, Picture taken by a German, year unknown, on reverse written by hand: "Koflung b. Honkong" (in German) - i.e. "Kowloon near Hong Kong"

M.V Jin Jiang 1984

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1984
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