View of the band : the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

This is a photograph from E. A. Brown's collection. It was taken during the opening ceremony of King George VI Graving Dock on 14 February 1938. It shows the Governor, Sir Shenton Thomas (in dark uniform) crossing the gangway from Sea Belle II to inspect the Guard of Honour, with the Royal Marine Band on the dockside. Title devised by Library staff. Information contributed by Richard Hale.

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From the Edwin A. Brown Collection. All rights reserved, Celia Mary Ferguson and National Library Board, Singapore 2008

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