Piracy on Cheung Chau Ferry ,1900

Mar 06 1900

As reported by Hong Kong Colonial Government, Captain Superintendent of Police,  F.H. May, on 6th Mar 1900, at 3:30pm, a launch named Shun Fat left Western Praya of Hong Kong Island heading for Cheung Chau.

When it approached the water near Che Kung Mun Island, 5 robbers emerged from within a group of passengers, ordered the crew to stop the boat, not long after a small boat approached and another gang got on to join robbers on Shun Fat launch.

They then sailed to South West side of Lantau Island to rob 2 other junks.

Eventually, the pirates rob all passengers on Shun Fat of valuables worth $25 Hong Kong Dollars before disappearing into Lantau Island.

Nobody was arrested.


Near West Lamma Channel to Cheung Chau

Francis Henry May Francis Henry May,
Captain Superintendent of Police ,
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Last edited by Cheung Chau Magazine on 2016 May 20

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