Singapore in the 1960s

Singapore in the 1960s - EP38

Cleaning Up Operation

By Toggle Video Published: 24 Jan 2019 Audio: English

Decaying hauls of scores of derelict boats lined Kallang Basin, Rochor River, Kallang River, Geylang River, and to a lesser extent, the Singapore River. They posed a nuisance, menace and danger by clogging river banks and impeding economic activities. For more archival materials from the National Archives of Singapore, please visit

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