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18 January 2010 by Stephen
Like most boys of my generation, spotting trains, boats, planes and buses was my hobby. It started with car number plates before graduating to ships when I was in my mid teens.
This was the early 1960s and Liverpool was still a great port to look at vessels before tight security and containerisation swept away the old scenes.
I would cycle along the dock road or take the ferry to Birkenhead and Wallasey Docks. Among the many ships I recorded were those of the famous Harrison Line whose vessels were once common on the River Mersey and in ports throughout the world. Read more…