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Sports and Recreation · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin CollectionThis is a 1950s photograph of a Bugis seaman mending the sails for a ship. He is wearing a songkok. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS. Staff STRAITS STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. SINGAPORE." Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.Reproduction Available
Personalities · Organisations · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin CollectionThis is a 1950s photograph depicting two quartermasters, one aged and the other is young, posing for the photograph. Quartermasters are usually assigned to bridge watches and their main task is to steer the ship and carry out orders given by the Captain or watchkeeping officers. Digitized from an album...Reproduction Available
Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919- · Lee Kip Lin CollectionThis 1950s photograph shows several hungry sailors on board a vessel, enjoying their plates of rice with their hands. Eating with hands is a common Asian practice as opposed to Westerners' idea of eating with cutlery. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY : R.K. TYERS....Reproduction Available
Transportation · EconomyThis photograph shows a crew of seamen on board a ship. On the right three officers in white uniform are standing in front of the sailors. Another officer with his back facing the camera is seen among the sailors. Title devised by Library staff.