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Snowdrop Ferry at Seacombe
Snowdrop Ferry at Seacombe

Snowdrop Ferry at Seacombe 1901


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Snowdrop Ferry at Seacombe 1901

1 mins United Kingdom

Three views of Mersey ferries taking workers to and from Edwardian Liverpool are collected here: the Snowdrop arrives at Seacombe, workers flood out of one of the ferry ports and the 'Lily' heads back to Liverpool. The comings and goings of ferries between Liverpool and the Wirral are a distinctive feature of the city's life, and the passengers seen here highlight the diversity of its workforce.




Steam launches Sea ferries Prams 1900-1909 Passengers Seacombe


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Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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