The wreck of the Fronde in 1906 after the infamous typhoon hit Hong Kong. Photo: HKO

French navy memorial in Hong Kong for five sailors who died in great typhoon of 1906 gets overdue restoration

The eight-metre-high granite memorial in Happy Valley commemorates sailors who died on the French destroyer Fronde in the 1906 Hong Kong typhoon. But hundreds more neglected historical monuments in the city also need restoring

Topic |   Old Hong Kong

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The wreck of the Fronde in 1906 after the infamous typhoon hit Hong Kong. Photo: HKO
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