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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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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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