Photos of Ships that have used the Port of Liverpool Docks.

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Tue May 14, 2019 11:23 pm

1958 Princes Dock.
The Original Berth,s for the Irish Sea Services. The Leinster and Munster vessels and Belfast Ferries Ulster Queen And Ulster Prince.The Old Coast Lines :wink: :)

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Thu May 16, 2019 12:26 am

The Royal Daffodil Ferry, Crossing The Mersey. :wink: :D

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Sat May 18, 2019 9:07 pm

New Brighton Pier 1887. :wink: :)

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Wed May 22, 2019 12:11 am

The Mauretania on her maiden voyage to America 17th June 1939. :wink: :)

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Wed May 22, 2019 11:52 pm

One of the Cunard Line’s Steamships, The SS Parthia, at Liverpool Docks. January 1895. :wink: :)

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Fri May 24, 2019 2:37 pm

Crew forced to abandon container ship as it tips over in dramatic Liverpool2 scenes. :(
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Fri May 24, 2019 2:49 pm

They were lucky there, Joe :shock:
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Sat May 25, 2019 12:09 am

Phil wasn't they just. :wink: :)
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Sat May 25, 2019 12:10 am

The Manfred at the Seaforth Container Port. :wink: :)

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Sat May 25, 2019 12:53 pm

Nice pic Joe.
She looks bigger than she actually, tiny for a container ship. The Registration of St Johns is Antigua, not Canada.
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Sat May 25, 2019 8:19 pm

Thanks for that info Ken. :wink: :)
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Sun May 26, 2019 8:31 pm

Abandon Ship HMS Bronington, Sinks In Liverpool Dock. :( :shock:
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Tue May 28, 2019 12:15 am

Port side view of the Edmund Gardner on station off the old landing stage. Clarence Dock Power Station in the background, the 1950s. :wink: :)

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Wed May 29, 2019 12:20 am

Sinyeh in the Birkenhead Docks early 1970s :wink: :)

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Thu May 30, 2019 12:32 am

MS Empress of England, an ocean liner, was built in 1956-1957 by Vickers-Armstrongs, Newcastle, the United Kingdom for the Canadian Pacific Steamships. The ship was launched in 1956 and she undertook her maiden voyage in 1957. She was a near identical sister ship to Empress of Britain. The Empress of England was intended for sailing between Liverpool and Montreal. The ship was launched by Lady Eden, the wife of the Prime

Minister Anthony Eden on 9 May 1956. Empress of England's maiden voyage began on 18 April 1957. The ship sailed from Liverpool bound for Montreal, Quebec. Trans-Atlantic crossings continued until starting her last regularly scheduled crossing which began on 14 November 1969. The ship accomplished some cruises before she was sold in March 1970. :wink: :D

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Thu May 30, 2019 11:47 pm

MSC ELENI, At the Container Port of Liverpool. :wink: :)

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HMS Albion was commissioned on 26/05/1954. She is pictured arriving at Prince’s Landing Stage on a visit to the port. She was open to the public. In 1973 she was sold for conversion into a heavy lift vessel for the North Sea oil exploration. However, the plans didn’t materialise and she was broken up in Faslane. :( :wink:

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HMS Ulster was a U class destroyer that was commissioned on 30/06/1943. She was later converted into a Type 15 anti-submarine frigate with the pennant number F83. She was used for training in the Sonar Control in the 1960s, and later as a training hulk at HMS Raleigh, she was broken up in 1980. :wink: :D

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Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:42 am

Detail from just right of the centre of the panorama showing a ship approaching Albert Dock, No date. :wink: :)

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Isle of Man SS King Orry beached at New Brighton 1921 :wink: :)


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Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:05 pm

Pirates On The Dock Royal Albert Liverpool. :wink: :)

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Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:23 pm

SS Malakand no date. :wink:

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Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:00 am

A scene of the Coburg to the Queens Dock no date. :wink: :)

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Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:57 pm

Elder Dempster’s and the Pacific Steam Navigation Company’s Pizarro, in the Huskisson Dock 1955. :wink: :)


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Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:10 am

The polio was a small oil tanker designed to deliver fuel directly to vessels. No date. :wink: :D

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Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:48 am

It’s called “bunkering “ Joe. Some that feed the big cruise ships are not so small and can take all day to fill them up. Ken
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Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:26 pm

Thanks for that info Ken, when the polio was working, I suppose it was state of the art back in the day. :wink: :)
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The Royal Yacht Britannia, berthed at the Landing Stage, for a visit of the Queen to Liverpool, no date. :wink: :D

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Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:13 am

The Atlantic Conveyor moored at Bootle Docks, April 1982. :(

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Colchester Castle approaching the Langton Lock 2015. :wink: :)

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Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:05 am

Nice pic Joe .
She’s a bulker and light, I wonder what she would load in the Langton?
Is that where the scrap metal was ?
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Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:02 pm

Thanks, Ken but It’s not my photo. You can just see the mounds of scrap metal in the background on the left of her. :wink:
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The Bramley Moore tug boat taking the Gingha Hawk out of Langton Dock no date. :wink: :)


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Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:29 pm

Cunard’s fast cargo liner Andania, left, with ocean liner Sylvania at Sandon Basin Liverpool,1960s :cry: :)

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Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:41 pm

Joe.

Thanks for your many very interesting and nostalgic photos on this thread.

I must admit I have never followed it closely but have just read through it.

My interest was really fuelled by your three photos of HMS Conway (16 Jan. March 4 and April 5) which I never realised had berthed in Liverpool.

My very first job was as a galley boy on that Blue Funnel ship in 1950. I drew my uniform from the Alfred Holt office in India Buildings and my weeks wage was 12s 6d. Being six feet tall I had many problems with the headroom being only 5ft 8ins inside the ship. Seems sailors were quite small when it was built.
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