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  • Awaiting the luggage : general view

    Economy · Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    A 1950s photograph depicting a scene at the Kallang Airport, Singapore's first international airport, in front of a plane. There are several porters waiting for the luggages with a trolley. Digitized from an album page containing 9 photographs described collectively as "Malayan Airways". Part of a compiled album, with a...
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  • Mansfield/Straits Steamship office staff, 1957 : group photograph

    Economy · Transportation · Streets and Places
    This 1957 photograph has the words "Mansfields/ Straits Steamship Office & Floating staff. LtoR.Back. Nov. 1957 x x x x x victualling x x x x x x " seat Roger Pierson x x x Pat Caldicot Captain Jimmy Harkness x x x " grass x x x x Derek...
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  • S/S Pyrrhus in harbour, 1920 : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Transportation
    This 1920 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "S/S Pyrrhus Singapore" on the front. This photograph shows S/S Pyrrhus in the harbour. Singapore was an important port-of-call in the 1900s. The ship could have been ferrying passengers or carrying cargoes such as tin ores, coffee, pepper, rice,...
  • Lashing down deck cargo, 1950s : aerial view

    Economy · Organisations · Transportation · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph showing several men on the deck of a ship, probably a cargo ship. They seem to be busy trying to secure the cargo using ropes. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE."...
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