Economic History of Chile

 
Diving helmets displayed at Hong Kong Maritime Museum. The brass bell of the former three-masted Chilean training ship, 'General Baquedano', will also be displayed as part of an exhibition. Photo: David Wong

Commitment to trade cements Hong Kong-Chile ties

For the first time in well over a century, a part of Chile's naval history with Asia has returned to Hong Kong. The brass bell of the former three-masted Chilean training ship, "General Baquedano", along with a ceremonial sword that belonged to an officer who served on board the vessel during one of its voyages circumnavigating the globe, will be displayed as part of an exhibition at Hong Kong's new Maritime Museum.