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Canon Bob Evans – Part One

Canon Bob Evans – Part One

Well-known to tens of thousands of Liverpool Seafarers over a period of almost fifty-five years, Canon Bob Evans is the most iconic figure in the Liverpool Shipping commiunity. Find out more about Bob here You can buy Bob’s book ‘A Dog-collar on the docks’ here.

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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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Ensign Flags

Ensign Flags

Ensign Flags is one of the oldest flag companies in the country and it was really good of Albie to give me a tour of his premises to see how they make the flags. Notice, no computers or screen printing. Find out more here

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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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