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Inscription of Birkenhead Memorial plaque

The Story of HMS Birkenhead, the ‘Birkenhead Drill’ and the origins of ‘women and children first’. On 7 January 1852, HMS Birkenhead, under the command of Captain Robert Salmond, began a fateful voyage to South Africa. The ship, built at … Continue reading

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Loving Liverpool (11) The Final Say?

The final say? This is the final post in my “Loving Liverpool” series that covers my recent trip. And what a ride it has been. I returned from the city with over 2000 images and even when I look at … Continue reading

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