Events

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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The Planeteers

The Planeteers

Today, to celebrate Merchant Navy day, The Planteers at the Liverpool Bar Light Ship will be radiating morse code around the world to say thanks again to the Merchant Navy.

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Unveiling of the MIMOSA Memorial

Unveiling of the MIMOSA Memorial

A Memorial for the MIMOSA was unveiled on Saturday, 30th May to commemorate the sailing of the Ship MIMOSA, One Hundred and Fifty years ago with the first Welsh settlers going out to Patagonia, Argentina. The Memorial is on Princes Parade, Liverpool, ( overlooking the Cruise Terminal ). Huw Edwards was in attendance along with the Welsh Minister of State…

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