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HMS Thetis Memorial

HMS Thetis Memorial

The 75th anniversary of the sinking of the HMS Thetis was marked by a memorial being unveiled in Birkenhead showing the names of all those who died. Here’s Bill Smith and Ronnie Swain talking about their experiences of seeing the Thetis at the time of the disaster.

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Empress of Ireland memorial service

Empress of Ireland memorial service

The Liverpool Retired Merchant Seafarers held a memorial service for the 1,012 people lost in the sinking of RMS Empress of Ireland in the Saint Lawrence river on May 29, 1914. The service took place in the Liverpool Parish Church of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas, Chapel Street, at 2.30pm on Thursday, May 29, 2014.

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Visit to The National Memorial Arboretum.

Visit to The National Memorial Arboretum.

On Wednesday last week, I was lucky enough to be invited by Captain Mike Feltham to document a trip by the North West Russian Convoy Club to the National Memorial Arboretum in Stafford. Seven veterans in all, plus family and friends made the trip. It was great to meet them, hear their stories and film the veterans at the new…

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Albion House – White Star and Blue Star Line HQ

Albion House – White Star and Blue Star Line HQ

Today, I popped down to Albion House, or the White Star Building, which was open 10am – 1pm to the public, to allow people to have a look around the before refurbishment place takes place as it transforms into a new apartment hotel. You can read about that here. Access was limited to one room, and there were plenty of…

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HMS Liverpool

HMS Liverpool

Another short video from Liverpool Stories here. This time from 2012 and Liverpool’s namesake warship, HMS Liverpool as she arrives in the city for her last visit to the city before she is de-commissioned. Here’s some more information from Wikipedia

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Adventure Under Sail

Adventure Under Sail

This is a short video from the Liverpool Stories website about the charity ‘Adventure Under Sail‘ who exist to further people’s education through sail training. Filmed on a lovely sunny day on board the T. S. Pelican when the ship was visiting Liverpool.

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