This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection, taken at the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. The photograph shows the caissons opening, prior to the arrival of Governor and High Commissioner, Sir Shenton Thomas in his official yacht, Sea Belle II. The aircraft carrier H.M.S. Eagle and other naval vessels can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
From the Edwin A. Brown Collection. All rights reserved, Celia Mary Ferguson and National Library Board, Singapore 2008