David Kwok (left) and his wife on board the Hong Kong Pioneer, a traditional shrimp trawler that Kwok saved from the scrapyard in Tuen Mun in 2007 and fully restored into a sailing junk. Photo: May Tse David Kwok (left) and his wife on board the Hong Kong Pioneer, a traditional shrimp trawler that Kwok saved from the scrapyard in Tuen Mun in 2007 and fully restored into a sailing junk. Photo: May Tse
David Kwok (left) and his wife on board the Hong Kong Pioneer, a traditional shrimp trawler that Kwok saved from the scrapyard in Tuen Mun in 2007 and fully restored into a sailing junk. Photo: May Tse

Fisherman maintains a Hong Kong maritime legacy with his HK$3 million restored junk boat

  • David Kwok saved a traditional shrimp trawler from the scrapyard in Tuen Mun in 2007 and restored it to be one of only three sailing junks in Hong Kong
  • His latest plan is to build an ocean-going junk that would sail around the world to highlight the accomplishments of Chinese mariners

Topic |   Hong Kong shipping and logistics
David Kwok (left) and his wife on board the Hong Kong Pioneer, a traditional shrimp trawler that Kwok saved from the scrapyard in Tuen Mun in 2007 and fully restored into a sailing junk. Photo: May Tse David Kwok (left) and his wife on board the Hong Kong Pioneer, a traditional shrimp trawler that Kwok saved from the scrapyard in Tuen Mun in 2007 and fully restored into a sailing junk. Photo: May Tse
David Kwok (left) and his wife on board the Hong Kong Pioneer, a traditional shrimp trawler that Kwok saved from the scrapyard in Tuen Mun in 2007 and fully restored into a sailing junk. Photo: May Tse
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