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4th Gun Position

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This emplacement was constructed in 1886 as a single position for a 7 inch Rifled Muzzle Loading gun. In 1892, it was modified with the addtion of a 6 pounder Quick Firing gun (QFG) position adjacent to it.

In 1899, the 7 inch RML fun was remove followed by a modification to the emplacement and a second 6 pounder was moved in.

6 Pounder QFG:

Velocity – 1725 feet per second
Range – 5500 yards
Rate of fire – 25 rounds per minute
Type – Anti motor torpedo boats
Came into service in 1893

12 Pounder QFG

Velocity – 2257 feet per second
Range – 10,100 yards
Rate of fire – 15 rounds per minute
Type – Anti motor torpedo boats
Ammunition Type – High Explosive Rounds
Came into service in 1894

Originally posted 2020-09-19 06:48:21. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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More Canon

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This Canon is A Tribute to the Gunners of Labrador Battery which Hong Kong and Singapore Royal Artillery of the 7th Coast Battery, 7th Coast Regiment under the Faber Fire Command operated.

This particular 6 inch gun barrel was found a meter below ground at the former Beach Road Camp and is believe to be part of a 6 inch Quick Firing gun. Such guns were put into service on 13 Sept 1894 and were used for coastal defence duties.

Max Range – 10.900 yards/ 9967 meters.

Max Elvation – 20 Degrees

Traverse – 360 degrees

Main Use – Anti Ships

Weight – 6.5 tons

Shells weight – 45kg each.

Originally posted 2020-09-19 01:57:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Labrador Park Series

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Some minor parallex error on this.

From http://tinyurl.com/2ramqm

Labrador Park’s high vantage point led the British to identify it as a defence site to protect the entrance to the harbours of Singapore in 1843. Now, it is an oasis of tranquillity and offers a picturesque view of the sea. Nature lovers will be pleasantly surprised to find a rich variety of wildlife, such as the White-crusted Laughing Thrush, the Yellow-vented Bulbul and the regal White-bellied Sea Eagle. Also catch a glimpse of the past as you explore the underground complexes used during World War II for the storage of ammunition and supplies.

All Fullscreen from this post onwards will be DevalVR as it’s smoother compared to Flash or Quicktime. You should see all pano in FULLSCREEN, if you are not, you have not install DevalVR plugin. Click below to install.

 

Get DevalVR!

Originally posted 2020-09-18 14:52:17. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Chiang Kai-shek

Originally posted 2020-08-20 16:54:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Lim Bo Seng Memorial

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“Lim Bo Seng was a hero of the Second World War, a Singaporean who was a Kuomintang member and vigorously raised funds for the China war efforts from the time of the atrocities in China in 1937 to the invasion of Malaya. He had to leave Singapore before the arrival of the Japanese in Singapore leaving behind his wife and children. He was enlisted by the S.O.E. to negotiate with Chiang Kai Shek to recruit Chinese young men for Force 136. He was much respected by both the European officers and his Chinese colleagues for his integrity, patriotism, courage and selflessness. He was in one of the first groups of Force 136 to return to Malay in May 1943. Unfortunately on his first trip from the jungle into the town of Ipoh he was arrested by the Japanese, possibly betrayed by Lai Teck, the M.C.P. Secretary-General who was a double agent working for the Japanese too. Lim was put in the Ipoh Prison at Batu Gajah and here he was unmercilessly tortured. The Japanese wanted the names of the Malaysian Communist Party (M.C.P.) members and the whereabouts of their hideouts. In spite of great pain and suffering he would not give in to their demands. Finally he died from dysentery and was buried in a shallow grave in the jungle near the prison. At the end of the war his body was exumed and he was given a proper burial in Singapore after a state funeral. Later with funds from Hong Kong, a pagoda-like memorial was built in his memory.”Source

Originally posted 2020-08-18 18:00:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Cenotaph

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“Cenotaph was unveiled on 31 March 1922 in memory of those who gave their lives in World War one with a 2nd dedication added in rememberance of those who died in World War Two. It is designed by Denis Saritry. The foundation stone was laid by Sir Lawrence Nunns Guillemard, the Governor of the Straits Settlement, on 15 November 1920. In attendance was the visiting French Premier, George Clemenceau who was the French Minister of War from 1917 to 1919. At the end of World War Two, Mountbatten returned to Singapore as the Singapore Commander of the South East Asia Command to receive the surrender of the Japanese at the City Hall at 12 September 1945.” – Source

Originally posted 2020-08-18 07:00:02. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Foundation

On the corner of Fullterton Hotel, along the Singapore river is a foundation stone.

Originally posted 2020-08-17 10:48:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Tour this great space inside the national Museum of Singapore

Tour of Gallery Theatre.

Originally posted 2020-08-15 16:51:32. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Fort Canning in HDR

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Originally posted 2020-08-15 14:27:21. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Fort Canning

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Established way back in 1859 as an arms store, barracks and hospital, Fort Canning contains precious memorials of Singapore’s early history dating back to the 14th century and Sir Stamford Raffles’ personal bungalow. Look out also for the Spice Garden, a small replica of the original 19-hectare tract Raffles established in 1822 as the first experimental and botanical garden in Singapore.” – Words from here.

Originally posted 2020-08-15 06:18:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Terrace Nights at the National Museum of Singapore

 

Originally posted 2020-08-14 12:43:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Kranji War Memorial

The back of the memorial, one of the big trees.

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One of the many wall of names at the memorial.

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View from the front.

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The Front Entrance.

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Front View again, Big Cross.

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It’s a really nice place to be. The Kranji War Memorial.

For the brave who has given their life so that men can live free.

From here on, all 360 Panos are done using my new Nodal Ninja 3. It’s a lot better! For those interested, with a Canon 350D fitted with a 10-20 Sigma, upper rail is 93 and lower rail is 41 for the nodal point/ entrance pupil.

Originally posted 2020-08-07 16:56:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Crashed

Good and bad thing. I recently crashed my file server at home but all’s well as it’s running RAID 5 and been a long time since I burn them to DVD so good time to upgrade. Replaced it with 2 x file servers (both RAID 5 of course!) and formatted the rig i used to generate all the pano you see as I found out it’s not the software(s) causing problems, it was the OS itself.

Here, some remake of the panos in better resolutions. Enjoy!

Esplanade

Esplanade Front Entrance 1

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Esplanade Front Entrance 2

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Esplanade at night, by the sea, on of my favourite.

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Nextbyte

In the shop 1

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In the shop 2

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In the shop 3 – P.M.B. inside.

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Outside Nextbyte

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Vivocity 360

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Vivo City Main Entrance 2.

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Skate Park @ Orchard

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War Memorial @ Beach Road

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Jurong West

Big Open Space overseeing the new MRT Rails soon. This space is also home to some soccer players who actively play here.

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Originally posted 2020-08-03 06:17:27. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Nanyang Lake Garden, NTU

Updated: 17 Mar 2022

This is a year long passion project used to get to know the equipment better and trying out new things. This tour is updated regularly and each panorama is dated.

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State of Buildings – People’s Park Complex

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Click image to launch panoramas.

State of Buildings document some really nice hostorical buildings and their website has a cool design that overlays all the information on a big map. They are a bunch of students from NUS who has keen interest in these buildings and we were happy that we could help.

Check them out at http://stateofbuildings.sg/ Facebook them at https://www.facebook.com/SOBuildings

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Taipei Pano Collections

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Go to the collections

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Confucius Temple Taipei Minisite Launch

A Tour holding all the Confucius Temple Taipei panoramas.

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6 more months

 

With just six months to go, work is intensifying at the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research to restore and prepare about 2,000 animal specimens for display ahead of the big move to the new Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, ready in mid-2014. The work on the specimens is just over halfway through.

Singapore’s only natural history museum, the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research (RMBR) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has received its largest gift from the Lee Foundation. This gift and others enables the RMBR to embark on building a new purpose-designed building for its invaluable collection of animals and plants specimens. To be renamed the ‘Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum’, the new building will showcase Southeast Asian biodiversity and environmental issues in its exhibition hall.

http://rmbr.nus.edu.sg/

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Going to CKS

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National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine

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Visitors viewing the arrived guards taking up posititon near the entrance of the Shrine. Bad weather offers some respite to the guard’s shift.

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CKS Memorial Hall

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At the center of all the buildings

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Presidential Office Building 總統府

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The Presidential Office Building (Chinese: 總統府; pinyin: Zǒngtǒng Fǔ) houses the Office of the President of the Republic of China. The building, located in the Zhongzheng District in the national capital of Taipei, Republic of China, was designed by architect Uheiji Nagano during the period of Japanese rule of Taiwan (1895–1945). The structure originally housed the Office of the Governor-General of Taiwan. Damaged in Allied bombing during World War II, the building was restored after the war by Chen Yi, the Governor-General of the Taiwan province. It became the Presidential Office in 1950 after the Republic of China lost control of mainland China and relocated the nation’s capital to Taipei City at the end of the Chinese Civil War.

– Wikipedia

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Lingxing Gate

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Lingxing Gate with 8 columns and double eaved roof. Decorated with 108 studs protruding from the wooden door. On the 2 sides are stone coloumns carved with dragons.

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Ringing the lover bell on a rainy day

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Ringing the love bell enar Lover’s Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, Tamsui, Taiwan