Author: Steve Sunley

Gifford Returns

To the sounds of a military band and flag waving, Gifford was welcomed back to her home moorings at the museum after her extensive works. The society wish to thank Chris Bacon for these photographs.

Waterways Journal – 21

The 21st volume of the Waterways Journal is now available. The cover price is now £8.99 and the Mail Order price is £10.40.

Stammers Lecture Change of Venue

The venue for the upcoming Stammers Lecture on Wednesday, 8th May, 2019 at 6.15 p.m. has been changed from the Merseyside Maritime Museum to the Martin Luther King building, otherwise known as the Old Dock Office or Granada Building.

RE:PORT Issue 224 March 2019

The March 2019 issue of Re:port in now available on the ‘Members Only’ page.

The March WMS meeting

The next WMS meeting is on Friday 15th March, it will be a talk about the tug France-Hayhurst by Cathy Roberts. The former River Weaver Trustees tug France-Hayhurst was built by WJ Yarwood in Northwich (YN 613) in 1938. Cathy

Mike Stammers Memorial Lecture

For those who remember Mike and for those who don’t, the Centre for Port and Maritime History has organised another lecture in what is now an annual series recognising the late Emeritus Curator of the Merseyside Maritime Museum (MMM). 050

Patent Slipway and Patent Slipway Carriage – a talk by Derek Speakman

This WMS talk on 15th February will cover the research undertaken to enable an authentic reproduction of the front part of the carriage being built for display on the slipway at the National Waterways Museum Ellesmere Port by Derek Speakman

Can you identify this Mystery Location?

Can you help us identify this location? We believe it to be on the Kennet & Avon canal. If you can please would you contact David Ditchfield, his email address is *protected email*

Members’ Password

Please note that the password to the Members’ Only page has now been changed to that on your new membership card for 2018-19.

The Christmas Concert on Saturday December 8th

The Wirral Singers and Ringers gave their annual Christmas Concert on Saturday December 8th. The varied programme of Christmas music, readings, piano solo  and community carols was enjoyed by all. This was the 30th year of the Concert and in