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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Atlantic Crossings - Liverpool to America

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    It was a tiny cargo, but the 30 tonnes of tobacco brought into Liverpool from America on a ship called the Friendship back in 1648 had great historic significance. It is widely believed that the Friendship’s freight was the first instance of transatlantic trade between Liverpool and the United States.

    James Jenkinson, the merchant