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Holt Line's Jonathan Holt is pulled to the basin by Liverpool Screw Towage tugs after launching at Cammell Laird in July, 1938, but was sunk early in the war(LDP Maritime No 100MV Silverbank slipped down the Cammell Laird slipway before the launch party arrived, leaving its christening champagne swinging intact, in May, 1969(LDP Maritime No 101

Seemingly adrift from the New Brighton shoreline, Perch Rock is pulverised by the angry Mersey, in January, 1976 (LDP Maritime No 102A learned seminar about musical theory, and its relation to jazz combos aboard fish 'n' chip boats, takes place on the Royal Iris (LDP Maritime No 104Like Chekhov's three sisters, this trio of CP Empresses is going nowhere in the July, 1960, seamen's strike. France's new trendy funnels are left, England is right and Britain far right. The latter is still afloat as Topaz (LDP Maritime No 103An 1890s photo of IoMSP Co's paddle steamer, Ben-My-Chree, of 1875, outside Liverpool's Waterloo Dock, with Jolliffe's tugs

Wirral-bound cyclists board the Birkenhead ferry and the white-funnelled Royal Iris II for Wallasey in summer, 1954 (LDP Maritime No 107Not thankfully imitating the untimely demise of her illustrious predecessor, but undergoing controlled heeling trials in Gladstone Dock is HMS Ark Royal, in January, 1955, after completion by Cammell Laird ORDER YOUR FAVOURITE PICTURES

MANY of the photographs in the Maritime Heritage Collection are from the Liverpool Daily Post archive and are available for purchase as prints by readers through our photosales department. They start from as little as pounds 8 for a 9" x 6" print. Call 0151 472 2549 and be ready with the picture code (quoted after the caption), name and address for postage and your credit/debit card details. Alternatively you can post your order along with a cheque or postal order for the required amount made payable to Trinity Mirror Merseyside to Liverpool Daily Post & Echo Ltd, PO Box 48, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L69 3EB. Please state clearly your name, address, telephone number, size and quantity of prints required along with the codes and page number. Please allow 14 days for delivery. (Unfortunately, we cannot sell prints that are not Liverpool Daily Post copyright The white-shirted ship's boss instructs his hatch bosses in front of Blue Star's Iberia Star, the ex-Thysville, of Belgium, at Liverpool, in March, 1976

One of Birkenhead's tall-stacked steam ferries slows to dock at Liverpool's old Georges Landing Stage, in January, 1929All that's left of this packed picture is Liverpool Cathedral and the dock basin. IoMSPCo's cargo ship, Fenella, is moored centre, in Coburg Dock, January, 1957(LDP Maritime No 109
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Mar 19, 2005
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