The Planet or LV23 Light Vessel, red lightship,Liverpool docks, Mersey
Contributor:Tony Smith / Alamy Stock Photo
File size:47.3 MB (2.1 MB Compressed download)
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Dimensions:3450 x 4794 px | 29.2 x 40.6 cm | 11.5 x 16 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:2 September 2013
Location:Canning Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
The Planet or LV23 Light Vessel as it was know on it's station in the English channel, was the Last Manned Light Ship on the Mersey Bar and the last Manned Light Vessel on the English Channel. Now it is a Museum, Cafe Bar and beacon to the Merseyside Maritime Heritage This famous piece of Mersey marine heritage is now back on the Mersey located in Canning dock, next to the Albert dock Complex, Liverpool. Built- Philip & Son, Dartmouth, Devon, England. Ordered by- Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, Liverpool Authority from 1972 Trinity House, London More history at http://www.merseyplanet.co.uk/history.php