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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Merseyside Training Ships

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    Merseyside Training Ships

    In 1857 the Liverpool branch of the Mercantile Marine Service Association was established in order to improve the competence and standards of the ships, officers and men. One aim of the Association was to establish schools for the training of boys and men for careers in the Mercantile Marine.

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  2. Captain William Frank Bramhill

    Quote Originally Posted by BobEd View Post
    One of the greatest rewards I get from writing articles and publishing photographs both on the 'Liverpool Picturebook' website and on the 'Facebook' pages is the feedback that I get from readers. Even more rewarding is when those readers are able to make a contrtibution to the site either in terms of a personal story or by contributing photographs.

    Such was the case recently when I was contacted via 'Facebook' by William Bramhill, whos Father served on the 'Indefatigable' mentioned