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  • Dockers at Singapore River : general view [2]

    Economy · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This black and white photograph shows dockers at work at the Singapore River. In the foreground is the back view of a man with his left hand on the back of a lorry and in the centre is a docker carrying a box on his shoulder walking down a gangplank....
  • Dockers at Singapore River : general view [1]

    Economy · Organisations · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a black and white photograph of dockers at work at the Singapore River. In the foreground is the back view of a man with his left hand on the back of a lorry and in the centre is a docker carrying a box on his shoulder walking down...
  • A ship sails into the King George VI Graving Dock, Singapore Naval Base, Sembawang : general view

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Events · Economy · R. A. F. Station, Seletar, Singapore · Edwin A. Brown Collection
    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 H. M. S. Duncan about to enter the dock and moor. Naval ratings are waiting to take the mooring lines. Crowds of invited...
  • Pyrrhus and Mentor in harbour, 1919 : general view

    Transportation · Organisations
    This 1919 photograph is mounted on a board, with handwritten words "80 passengers/class. This class carried 80 passengers" "Centre Castle accommodation "PYRRHUS" "MENTOR". Brown. Teiresing. Singapore. 1919. MRR.D. HOLT ONBOARD" on the front. This photograph shows the ships Pyrrhus and Mentor in the harbour. Singapore was an important port-of-call in...
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  • Tanjong Pagar Dock. 20, 1890s : general view

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Transportation · Lambert, G. R.
    This 1890s photograph from G.R. Lambert & Co. shows Tanjong Pagar Dock. In the centre of the photograph are two vessels undergoing repair in the Victoria Dock. Another vessel can be seen in Albert Dock in the background on the left. The Victoria Dock opened in 1868 while the Albert...
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  • Quartermasters : two people

    Personalities · Organisations · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This 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...
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  • Ship and boat in harbour, 1900s : general view

    Organisations · Streets and Places · Transportation
    This 1900s photograph shows a ship and a boat in the harbour, near a jetty. There are uniformed men in the ship and in the boat. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
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  • 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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  • Chinese ship handlers : two people

    Organisations · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph depicting a scene on a cargo ship where two Chinese men, possibly ship handlers, discussing about the time taken to load goods onto the ship. A ship chandler is a retail dealer who deals with special supplies or equipment for ships. Part of a compiled...
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  • No ship chandler puts anything across this man : general view

    Organisations · Economy · Heritage and Culture · Tyers, R. K. (Ray K.), 1919-
    This is a 1950s photograph illustrating a bespectacled Chinese ship chandler, observing a leg of meat, while another Chinese sailor looks on. A ship chandler is a retail dealer who deals with special supplies or equipment for ships. Part of a compiled album, with a label : "PHOTOGRAPHS BY :...
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  • Sembawang shipyard : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1986 photograph shows Sembawang Shipyard. Sembawang Shipyard started as a British Naval Dockyard and was handed over by the British garrison to the Singapore government for a token fee of $1. Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd was established on 19 June 1968. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Sembawang shipyard : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1986 photograph shows Sembawang Shipyard. Sembawang Shipyard started as a British Naval Dockyard and was handed over by the British garrison to the Singapore government for a token fee of $1. Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd was established on 19 June 1968. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Sembawang shipyard : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Organisations · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1986 photograph shows Sembawang Shipyard. Sembawang Shipyard started as a British Naval Dockyard and was handed over by the British garrison to the Singapore government for a token fee of $1. Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd was established on 19 June 1968. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available