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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. CSS Alabama (1862-1864)

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post

    The Alabama

    Furtiveness and secrecy surrounded the building one of the most infamous ships ever to be built on Merseyside - which started life under the anonymous tag, Vessel number 290.

    The ship with no name was constructed at the Birkenhead yard of John Laird and Son, forerunners of the illustrious Cammell Laird shipbuilders. Commissioned