The Port of Hong Kong – Marine Dept 1966 – ship building, ship breaking

Mike T and Hugh Farmer: The Port of Hong Kong was published by the Marine Department in 1966.

The report covers a great deal to do with the administration of the port at this time.

Port of Hong Kong Marine Dept 1966 Contents

Of particular interest:-

The section on Ship Breaking contains a list of firms engaged in this industry in the mid-1960s.

Dockyards, Drydocks, Shipbuilding and Repair mentioned include the two large ones:
HK & Whampoa Dock Company Ltd
Taikoo Dockyard & Engineering Ltd

Plus four smaller yards:
Cheoy Lee Shipyard
Wing On Shing Shipyard
The Hong Kong Shipyard
American Marine Ltd

The Report contains adverts for several companies with shipping connections based in HK or with offices there:
The Bank Line (China) Ltd
Dodwell & Company Ltd
Ellerman & Bucknell Steamship Co.Ltd
Esso
George Falconer & Co (HK) Ltd
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd
Mobil
Paulsen & Bayes-Davy Ltd
Shell
Swedish East Asia Co Ltd
Wood & Browne

And  a long list of”Liner Services Ocean and Coastal Shipping Companies and their agents in Hong Kong.”

An even longer list of companies operating warehouses/godowns.

The Port of Hong Kong Marine Dept 1966

 

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