Presentations 2022-23

Presentations for 2022 – 2023 Season

Prospective members and visitors are always welcome

Merseyside Branch 74th Year, 1948 – 2022

Venue: Liverpool Seafarers’ Centre, 20 Crosby Road South, Liverpool L22 1R

Second Tuesday of the month, September to July.

Meetings start at 19.00 hours.

Meetings usually end: 21:30

Admittance for Members £2, Visitors £3.

13th September 2022

An Unexpected Adventure

Krispen Atkinson, Gravesend

This relates to Krispen’s travels in early 2018.

11th October 2022

A Life At Sea – 1963 to 1980

David Booth, Manchester Branch

More interesting slides which David did not have time to show last year.

8th November 2022

More Voyagers Across the Sea

Alan Moorhouse, Bedford Branch

Another welcome return visit from Alan

13th December 2022

Cancelled due to adverse forecast and travel disruption due to rail strike

To be rescheduled for 2023/4 Season

British Transport Films

John Luxton, Merseyside Branch

Maritime British Transport Films

10th January 2023

Dancy’s Leap – The story of the Flying Enterprise

Keith Hick

The story told on the exact anniversary of the sinking

14th February 2023

From Liverpool to Glasgow Via The Isle of Man Steam Packet Co and Waverley

Iain Quinn, Coastal Cruising Association

A look at Merseyside, Isle of Man and Waverley to the Clyde

14th March 2023

Building The Manchester Ship Canal

A presentation by The Daniel Adamson Preservation Society

11th April 2023

From the Firth of Clyde to the land of MacBraynes

John Hooley, Macclesfield

Another instalment on John’s Railway Steamers theme.

9th May 2023

Voyage of Rickmer’s Singapore: Hamburg to Japan

Simon Smith, Merseyside Branch

Simon’s trip of 70 days in 2011

13th June 2023

Maritime Infrastructure: The Tavistock Canal

by John Luxton, Merseyside Branch Member

A detailed look with many recent photographs of Tavistock’s vital link to the Port of Morwellham.

11th July 2023

Branch AGM / Members’ Quiz

Something new this year a members’ quiz – test your maritime knowledge of Merseyside and further afield in this easy to play multiple choice quiz.

12th September 2023

First meeting of 2023/4 season.