Posts by: CaptainsPledge

Dutch – Chinese Sailors Re-Dedication Ceremony

Dutch – Chinese Sailors Re-Dedication Ceremony

Some footage from a ceremony on Monday 27th November to re-dedicate 31 Dutch Chinese graves in Anfield Cemetery. The Chinese sailors who worked for Dutch Shipping Companies and perished at sea or in Liverpool during or after WWII and were buried in Anfield without headstones. Find out more here www.soundagents.blogspot.com

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SIX DAY WAR CREW SOUGHT

SIX DAY WAR CREW SOUGHT

Merseyside Museum commemorates Suez Canal anniversary Merseyside Maritime Museum is looking for former seafarers who were on a stranded ship on the Suez Canal between June 1967 and June 1975 to attend a special 50th anniversary reunion at Merseyside Maritime Museum on Thursday 1 June.   14 merchant ships were stranded in the Great Bitter Lake in the Suez Canal…

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Victims of Atlantis

Victims of Atlantis

Writer and Painter John Richardson kindly sent me a copy of the book he has written entitled ‘Victims of the Atlantis’ and he was happy for us to publish it on Liverpool Ships and Sailors as lots of Liverpool ships feature. So, here it is – thanks so much John. John has also written a book on the Cutty Sark,…

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