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China Fleet Club [1933-1982]

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The 'Gun Plot' website has a good history of the China Fleet Club, including this information about its construction & opening:

Blake Pier (1st generation, 1st location) [1900-1965]

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Blake Pier was built on Connaught Road at the end of Pedder Street, and opened in 1900. The Report of the Director of Public Works for 1900 said:

Vehicular Ferry Pier, Central [1933-1994]

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Booth makes a couple of references to travelling on the Yau Ma Tei vehicular ferry. The pier at the Hong Kong island end of the route stood roughly where One IFC stands today.

Here's a photo we've been sent of the pier, with the QEII decorations dating it to 1953:

Queen's Road West [????- ]

United Services Recreation Club [????- ]

Originally established in 1911 as a social and sporting club for British officers in the HK Garrison. Now turned over to civilians.

Supreme Court Building / Legislative Council Building [1910- ]

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St John's Cathedral [1849- ]

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Cheung Chau [????- ]

High West (Sai Ko Shan) [????- ]

Peak School on Plunkett's Road [1954- ]

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