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Boats docked near Clifford Pier, 1970s : general view



Bumboats, synonymous with the growth and development of Singapore, are docked near Clifford Pier. During the pre-air travel era and after, bumboats served passengers who commuted between ships anchored out at sea and the Singapore mainland. Donated by Mary Lim, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.

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This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Mary Lim.

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