National Geographic : 1940 Jul
Photograph by J.Baylor Roberts Steamers of Eighty Different Lines Serve the Busy Port of Singapore Some ships tie up at docks. Others drop their "mudhooks" here in the Inner Roads of Collyer Quay. Then junks and lighters swarm about tohandle their cargo. On islands seen in the background, Singapore's famous tin smelters are built; certain islands also carry coast-defense and antiaircraft guns.