Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby Invicta » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:50 am

From the lovely form of the old ships to this ugly tub.
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby lynne99 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:53 am

Keith, Lovely looking Grandad and a beautiful Horse Thanks for posting.
Joe another great ship photo thanks for posting.
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:32 pm

Invicta wrote:From the lovely form of the old ships to this ugly tub.
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An bigger version of your ugly tub Ken. :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:41 am

The Accra, working the cargo in Liverpool docks. :wink: :)

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The ACCRA alongside her berth in North Liverpool docks. :wink: :)

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby john j connell » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:18 am

Looks like she is berthed at the Langton Joe, part of Irlam House visible on the left of the picture. (bottom pic) JJC.
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby Invicta » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:18 am

Elder Dempster Line , West Africa Service again. Nice find Joe. :D Ken
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:56 pm

I was thinking the same, John. :wink: :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:00 pm

A photograph was taken during the 1966 seamen's strike -
the ACCRA and the AUREOL together at Liverpool. :D :D

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:10 pm

Carters hauling past the Goree piazzas going from the docks. :wink: :)

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby nicolas » Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:04 pm

[quote="fatboyjoe90"]Carters hauling past the Goree piazzas going from the docks. :wink: :)

Bottom of Water Street to the left.

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby dorothy834 » Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:34 pm

Hi Joe.Ken and Henry I can,t remember other names anyway I can only remember seamans strike 1955..so back to the Accra my Husband age 17/18
sailed on the ship in 1948/49 in Accra they were loaded up with Bananas he got friendly with a young lad his own age who used to load up the ship on the
Quayside he did a few trips so knew him quite well then in about 1970 we where in sunny Rhyl a day out(as you do) it was jam packed with people a
coloured family walked towards us the man and my husband shook hands pleased to see each other introducing familys they had a chat I thought it was
a chap from work but it turned out to be the the young man who loaded the ships in Accra who now lived here they knew each other instantly after all those
years we should have p/card pic.s somwhere...he was also on the Empress of Canada when it went on Fire in Gladstone he sailed all the CPR boats
maiden voyage except the Empress of England....gave it all up 1964....after 5month cruise..
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:14 pm

Nice story Dorothy, thanks for sharing it with us, did you miss all those cruises :?: :wink: :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby Invicta » Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:41 am

Nice story Dorothy, small World eh ? :D Ken
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby dorothy834 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:01 pm

Thanks Joe and Ken for comments glad you liked my little story...
Joe... I never went on board ship...only when they where open days
My husband no doubt enjoyed it though..he has postcards of the places he went
to all so very different then from now like everything else they are built up for tourists..
Going back to Nigeria and Accra when I was at school we had to have a penfriend so
One of mine was in Nigeria and he had 12 brothers and sisters my Dad used to tease me and say
One day he would ride down our street on an Elephant ..elephants did come down our street but they where
from the circus when at the Metropole but that's another story....my penfriend name was James Holloway
very English sounding but he was African ...did Nigeria once have a prime minister of that name that
Just occurred to me as I was writing this out....will have to consult Mr Google...
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby EdMcDonald » Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:54 pm

dorothy834 wrote:Thanks Joe and Ken for comments glad you liked my little story...
Joe... I never went on board ship...only when they where open days
My husband no doubt enjoyed it though..he has postcards of the places he went
to all so very different then from now like everything else they are built up for tourists..
Going back to Nigeria and Accra when I was at school we had to have a penfriend so
One of mine was in Nigeria and he had 12 brothers and sisters my Dad used to tease me and say
One day he would ride down our street on an Elephant ..elephants did come down our street but they where
from the circus when at the Metropole but that's another story....my penfriend name was James Holloway
very English sounding but he was African ...did Nigeria once have a prime minister of that name that
Just occurred to me as I was writing this out....will have to consult Mr Google...
Dorothy


President Goodluck Jonathan (2010-2015) is the nearest :wink:
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:25 am

Barges and Ships at Stanley Dock, Liverpool. :wink: :)

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:23 pm

The CARINTHIA left Liverpool on 27th June 1956 with over 800 passengers on her maiden voyage from Liverpool to Montreal. Shortly afterwards Cunard announced that the stalwarts of its Canadian service in post-war years, the FRANCONIA and the ASCANIA, would be withdrawn from service in October 1956, to be followed by the SCYTHIA a year later. :wink: :D

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The CARINTHIA alongside Princes Landing Stage, Liverpool ready to sail on her maiden voyage on 27th June 1956. :wink: :)
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:45 am

Wagons lined up along the Dock Road waiting to enter the dock entrance on Regent Road. :wink: :D
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:53 am

Construction of Tate and Lyle Ltd Sugar Silo.
Huskisson Dock, Regent Road, Liverpool.

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:01 am

South Collingwood dock Building. :wink: :)

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:16 pm

The Goree Piazza with the White Star Shipping Line Building on the right. :wink: :D
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Postby fatboyjoe90 » Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:57 pm

SteamTrain, leaving Bibbys at the Waterloo Dock.
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:49 am

I thought you would want to look at this. :D

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:16 pm

The Victoria Clock Tower in Salisbury Dock on Regent Road. :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:05 pm

The Strand with the overhead railway in the foreground 1940. :wink:

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:10 am

Loads of crystal sugar leaving Tates Refinery Warehouses 1905.
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:18 pm

The Mersey froze over in the winter of 1895. :wink: :)
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:05 am

Naval reserve squadron. :wink: :)

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:51 pm

The Dockers Umbrella!
The Liverpool Overhead Railway (known locally as the Dockers' Umbrella) was an overhead railway in Liverpool which operated along the Liverpool Docks and opened in 1893 with lightweight electric multiple units.
Opened‎: ‎6 March 1893.
Line length‎: ‎7 mi (11 km)
Closed‎: ‎30 December 1956.
Demolished‎: ‎September 1957 - January 1958. :( :(

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:38 am

Wagons Queuing up to get into the Docks. :wink: :)

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:19 pm

Old photo of a carter and his load leaving the East Hornby Dock. :wink: :)
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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:57 pm

Located on the Strand, The first modern warehouses to be built (at the same time as George’s Dock) in 1787 and rebuilt 1802 after fire. Named after a slave prison in the Gambia, West Africa. Damaged during WW2 and demolished between 1948 and 1950. The piazzas had magnificent arcaded pavements which may have been the inspiration for the lines Lowry’s “I haunt the gutted arcades of the past” (Poem 233.2 Collected Poetry 185).

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Local stories say that iron rings set into the walls, and into cellar walls throughout the city, here were used to secure slaves, but in fact few Africans were brought to Liverpool. Lowry must have heard these stories as he refers to them; “ Goree Piazzas where they used to chain the slaves: Father showed me a bill of lading for one before he went mad.” (Ultramarine Pg. 63); later Dana Hilliot sees an old copy of the Liverpool Express blown by the wind “rumples and whisks it down the Goree Piazzas.” (Ultramarine Pg. 69), which echoes Joe Passalique’s experience 'Goya The Obscure' (Pg. 278).

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

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Re: Regent Road showing Union Cold Storage Co, 1978

Postby fatboyjoe90 » Thu May 10, 2018 10:53 pm

Wrong thread.
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