Smoke rises out the Jumbo floating restaurant, in Aberdeen, on October 30, 1971. Pictures: SCMP

How deadly fire at Hong Kong’s Jumbo floating restaurant killed 34 in 1971, before it even opened

In one of the deadliest accidents in the city, the four-deck structure was engulfed in flames within minutes. Now a must-visit for tourists, the restaurant was eventually rebuilt and opened five years later, in 1976

Topic |   Old Hong Kong

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Smoke rises out the Jumbo floating restaurant, in Aberdeen, on October 30, 1971. Pictures: SCMP
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