March’s caption competition

19 March 2010 by Sam

archive photo of crowds on the Liverpool landing stage

Liverpool landing stage, 1937 from the Stewart Bale collection

I’m not sure if it’s something in the air, the exciting news of the great liners due to visit Liverpool next year, or just all the time we’ve been spending on the ferry lately, but we’ve  gone for a seafaring theme for this month’s caption competition.

If you can think of an amusing (and clean, don’t forget) caption for this photo from the fantastic Stewart Bale collection then post it as a comment by the end of the day on Wednesday 31 March 2010. The funniest and most original caption will win a copy of the fantastic hardback book ‘The Liner: retrospective and renaissance’ (2005) by Philip Dawson.

Why not take a closer look at the photo using zoomify.

  1. Linda Connolly says:

    The crowds wait in anticipation for the Ferry to take them to the Opening of the New Primark store in Wallasey.

  2. Rob Falconer says:

    The trouble with you, Gerry Marsden, is you come up with a great tune, but then you insist on singing it all the time

  3. Valérie says:

    That’s funny – I could have sworn James Cameron said the auditions were today

  4. Rob Pendragon says:

    The ferry? Oh no, love, we’re all waiting for the jerry.

  5. ken wilkinson says:

    "No,Mate,we`re not Queuing for Ken Dodd,we`re just leaving his 1937 Show."

  6. Steven says:

    BA’s cabin crew strike left transatlantic passengers looking for an alternative route.

  7. Kent says:

    Just then, the ‘Claustrophobics Anonymous’ outing got ugly.

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