University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: PK01-01. HMS Elk (1868-1905), a Royal Navy composite screw loop, was launched in 1868. The ship was on the China Station, c.1870-1875. HMS Elk is known to have been at Hong Kong in November 1874, departing on 2 January 1875; and in Malta in April/May 1875. She was used as a tug from 1890 and sold in 1905 for use as a dredger. See http://www.pbenyon.plus.com/18-1900/E/01586.html. See PK01-02.
260mm x 191mm
Black and white photograph