In 2006, the Hong Kong Maritime Museum, under the Director Dr. Stephen Davis initiated a project to assemble in one catelogue at the Hong Kong Maritime Musuem a comprehensive list of pilotage materials (chats, pilot books, narratives and other similar manuscripts), in as many languages as possible (Especially Chinese and English) for the China Sea, from the Han dynasty to the present day. The project was broken down into phases to more efficiently undertake the investigation of over 2,000 years of historical data for such a large geographical area. Phase 1, which this publication address, focusses on the documentation of charts, sailing directions, views and a bibliography for the Peral River Delta, inclusive of Macau, Hong Kong and north to Guangzhou. Subsequent phases will broaden the data to be investigated and documented as well as the geographical area, in addition to further the collection of this material for the Hong Kong Maritime Museum....
Paperback, 106 pages
Language: English, Chinese