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Friends of the Maritime Museum
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Friends meetings are now on Sunday afternoons for the winter period and still open to LES members.
Annual Day Trip
Thursday 30th May 2017
CITY OF LIVERPOOL
THE OLD DOCK, THE MUSEUM OF LIVERPOOL
THE MARITIME MUSEUM, THE MUSEUM OF SLAVERY
A party of members and guests embarked on their coach journey from Traveller's choice Depot Carnforth at 8.30 am arriving at approximately 10.15am at the Maritime Museum.
After an introductory talk the party were taken to the site below ground to see the Old Dock originally known as Thomas Steers Dock,the worlds first commercial wet dock.
The 1.4ha dock was built on the River Mersey in Liverpool, starting in 1710 and completed in 1716.The Dock was filled in in the 1820's and was only rediscovered in the early 2000's.
LES Members and guests departed at 6.00pm from Liverpool arriving at Carnforth approximately at 7.30pm.
A most enjoyable day out for Members Partners and Guests
2017 Old Dock Liverpool
2016-City of Leeds and Royal Armouries Museum.
2014-City of Chester and Anderton Boat Lift.
2013-City of Liverpool-Cathedrals and Williamson Tunnels.
2012-City of Manchester-Museum of Science and Industry.
2011 City of York