Posts Tagged "sailors"

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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Canon Bob Evans – Part Two

Canon Bob Evans – Part Two

Here’s the second part of our interview with Bob. 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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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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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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