Posts Tagged "stories"

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 Alex Owens Recordings – Part One

The Alex Owens Recordings – Part One

In the 1990’s Alex Owen’s made a series of VHS recordings of Liverpool Seafarers talking about their memories and seafaring stories.  We’ve digitised them and will be publishing them here as part of a series of archive interviews.  This is part one.  Please let us know if you recognise any of the interviewees. Mike Feltham has recognised the people in…

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Ships of the Mersey

Ships of the Mersey

Read the full article…‘; A short sample from some audio recordings we think were made in the late 1960’s, early 70’s. I’m trying to find out about the man who made them. Does anyone know?

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The Blue Funnel Association

The Blue Funnel Association

The Blue Funnel Association meet on the last Saturday of the month. It’s a chance for everyone who worked on the Blue Funnel line to get together and exchange stories. Alfred Holt and Company, marketed as the Blue Funnel Line, was founded by Alfred Holt on 16 January 1866. The main operating subsidiary was the Ocean Steam Ship Company, which…

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Mapping Memory on the Liverpool Waterfront – 1950s – 1970s

Mapping Memory on the Liverpool Waterfront – 1950s – 1970s

This was the project that really initiated this site. It was a collaboration between National Museums Liverpool, Liverpool University and Re-Dock, looking at particular place and time – the south-central Liverpool waterfront from to the 1950s to the 1970s. It is also about Liverpool in the twenty-first century. The project involved a year of research and development, the results of…

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