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Image of an envelope addressed to John Lamont, Hong Kong, 1859

Printed image from an auction website of an envelope addressed to John Lamont, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, in 1859, with additional information about the auction item. John Lamont emigrated from Ruaig, Tiree, in 1820 and became a successful and well known shipbuilder in Hong Kong.


Menu for Victory Christmas dinner at RAF Hong Kong in 1945

Colour photocopy of front and back of a menu for Victory Christmas dinner at the RAF Station for 5751 M&F Construction Flight in Hong Kong in 1945, autographed by 31 personnel including two Chinese. Found in the papers of Chrissie Blackcroft and given to Flora Druimfraoich by Susan Lamont, Cornaig.


Extract from death register and information about Captain John Lamont, Ruaig (1804-1866)

Copy of the death register for Master Shipbuilder Captain John Lamont (Iain na Hongs), Ruaig, from www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, and information about his family and activities in Hong Kong in the mid 1800s in an email from Kathleen Kennedy to John Holliday in Sept. 2011.

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Photograph of Lamont Dock, Hong Kong, c. 1905.

Black & white photograph of Lamont Dock in Hong Kong around 1905. The Lamont Dock was completed in 1860 and is named after John Lamont who was from Tiree. When John Lamont and Admiral Sir James Hope built the docks, they accurately foresaw the tremendous width of ships of the future. Original emailed news article extract in Filing cabinet 9 drawer 3.