New Yau Ma Tei Typhoon

New Yau Ma Tei Typhoon

New Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Hong Kong - New Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter is a semi-enclosed sea area for anchorage of fishing boats as well as berthing of vessels and container vessels for cargo handling activities. It is the largest typhoon shelter in Hong Kong. New Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter provides a panoramic view of Hong Kong Island on the opposite side..The Government of Hong Kong planned for the construction of a second typhoon shelter after Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter in late 1906. In 1908 the Works Department decided to construct the typhoon shelter at Yau Ma Tei. Works on the typhoon shelter lasted from 1910 to 1915. The cost was HK$2.21 million. The typhoon shelter was officially opened by Sir Francis Henry May, then Governor of Hong Kong, on 16 December 1915.The West Kowloon Reclamation Project was started in 1990 as part of the Airport Core Programme, which required a replacement for the original typhoon shelter. The new typhoon shelter was built to the west of the original one, and was completed in 1992.The Yau Ma Tei Boat People settled in the shelter from around 1916 to 1990.Housing estates built on the reclaimed land of the initial typhoon shelter include: Park Avenue, Charming Garden and Hoi Fu Court. en.wikipedia.org Flying with the DJI Phantom 2 Vision + over the New Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter in Hong Kong Using the Phantom camera and the Kodak Pixpro SP360

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