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Those in Peril, A Blue Funnel Story

Those in Peril, A Blue Funnel Story

Earlier this month, we were contacted by Miles Averill, whose father Ian Cook, has recently written a book about his time at sea, entitled ‘Those in Peril, a Blue Funnel Story’. Here’s what Miles had to say. “My father in New Zealand has written a book called ‘Those In Peril’ and which is now published in New Zealand by a…

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Bootle Bull Ringtone

Bootle Bull Ringtone

I found this on the Ships Nostalgia website today. The Bootle Lighthouse on the Mersey was first built in 1877 to serve the Port of Liverpool and the fog siren was situated – on the north wall of Gladstone Dock in Liverpool. The fog siren was called the Bootle Bull because the sound could be heard for miles around, it…

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Ships of the Mersey

Ships of the Mersey

Read the full article…‘; A short sample from some audio recordings we think were made in the late 1960’s, early 70’s. I’m trying to find out about the man who made them. Does anyone know?

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St Nicholas / Pat Moran

St Nicholas / Pat Moran

listen to ‘St Nicholas / Pat Moran’ on Audioboo I came across this on the internet the other day. It’s a really nice sound piece made a couple of years ago, by the excellent Sound Artist Dan Fox as part of the Mythophones project. This is where ‘The public were invited to discover Liverpool’s ‘secret gardens’ and share their unknown…

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Gerry Myles

Gerry Myles

Gerry talks about being part of the Merchant Navy Parade on Saturday 25th May 2013, part of the Battle of The Atlantic 70th anniversary commemorations.

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