Wow, some geezers on this thread (relax, I am saying that as an affectionate phrase). I wonder if its still correct to refer to you old folks as expats after living here all these decades?
Anyway, I don't remember this, but I do notice that HK today no longer have those elegant Chinese sailing junks that used to populate the harbour in old photos of HK. Prior to coming to HK, I always thought those junks were a symbol of HK, and to my surprise, I couldn't find any on HK's waters (well not unless you count modern recreations). Which is a shame, I always thought they were an identity of HK in a way: