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    Default xmas at the liverpool docks 1968

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    The tugboat Rossmore guiding the cargo ship the Norman Prince through the
    Liverpool docks at xmas time in 1968. Notice the Xmas tree tied to the mast
    for decoration. This was scanned from one of my old colour slides which very
    conveniently always had the date printed on them which saves trying to remember when they were taken.
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    The Moores brothers seem to have settled down in their new home on
    Old HALL now.

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    Very nice pics, gregs dad. Thanks for sharing them with us.
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    Took this yesterday from the road bridge by Stanley Dock as I passed on my
    bike to go fishing from Waterloo Dock wall.

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    This is from the other side of the bridge. showing the old silo and the
    tobacco warehouse.

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    Lovely photos.
    I don't know why, but I've never been to the Stanley Dock with my camera.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhilipG View Post
    Lovely photos.
    I don't know why, but I've never been to the Stanley Dock with my camera.
    Anyone got pictures with ships in it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gregs dad View Post
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    The tugboat Rossmore guiding the cargo ship the Norman Prince through the
    Liverpool docks at xmas time in 1968. Notice the Xmas tree tied to the mast
    for decoration. This was scanned from one of my old colour slides which very
    conveniently always had the date printed on them which saves trying to remember when they were taken.
    gregs dad

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    Greg's Dad, What dock was this ship in?
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    tourist. Would we visit a modernised Venice of filled in
    canals to view its modern museum describing
    how it once was?


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    Hi Waterways,
    I think it was the Alexandria dock, possibly being towed to the Langton dock

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    Superb Images. Especially the mirror/water reflections.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Waterways View Post
    Anyone got pictures with ships in it?
    Hi Waterways
    this is one of my golden oldies of my daughter I took from the Alexandria
    dock wall she is 49 now. A ship entering the Gladstone docks. This photo
    has been used on the cover of Alun Parry, the Liverpool singer and songwriter`s Liverpool 800 album[IMG][/IMG]
    There are some more of mine on Philip g`s Old Liverpool site and on my Flickr
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    My tribe having a big day out at the pierhead after travelling by bus from
    Kirkby.Scouse Greg hadn`t been born yet.I wander where the statues are going when the canal link is finished

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    Smashing photos, thatnks for sharing them. That one of your daughter in the 'sticky out frock' -- really good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gregs dad View Post
    Hi Waterways
    this is one of my golden oldies of my daughter I took from the Alexandria
    dock wall she is 49 now. A ship entering the Gladstone docks. This photo
    has been used on the cover of Alun Parry, the Liverpool singer and songwriter`s Liverpool 800 album[IMG][/IMG]
    There are some more of mine on Philip g`s Old Liverpool site and on my Flickr
    site.

    gregs dad
    Fabulous pic, gregs dad. I am not surprise that singer songwriter Alun Parry is using it on the cover of his Liverpool 800 album! What's the news about that album? Is it already out or expected out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisGeorge View Post
    Fabulous pic, gregs dad. I am not surprise that singer songwriter Alun Parry is using it on the cover of his Liverpool 800 album! What's the news about that album? Is it already out or expected out?

    Chris
    Alright I've answered my own question. It's on CD Baby, baby.

    http://cdbaby.com/cd/alunparry2

    -- and I have ordered both of the CDs that Alun has on CD Baby. Looking forward to receiving them.

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