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HMS Liverpool


The Royal Naval Type 42 Destroyer HMS Liverpool was paying a courtesy visit to her home port and was open to the public for a few hours.

HMS Liverpool is the tenth of the class of Type 42 Destroyers and the seventh ship to bear the name. She was built by Cammell Laird of Birkenhead and was launched on 25 September 1980 by Lady Strathcona, wife of the then Minister of State for Defence.

HMS Liverpool


The Royal Naval Type 42 Destroyer HMS Liverpool was paying a courtesy visit to her home port and was open to the public for a few hours.

HMS Liverpool is the tenth of the class of Type 42 Destroyers and the seventh ship to bear the name. She was built by Cammell Laird of Birkenhead and was launched on 25 September 1980 by Lady Strathcona, wife of the then Minister of State for Defence.

comments (13)

  • anniedog
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 1 Jan 2008, 00:02
Great composition Les - I like it. Happy New Year to you.
Ingrid
Les Auld: Thanks Ingrid,I have had this picture in my mind for some years, finally managed a half decent capture. Have a good 2008.
  • Astrid
  • gelukkig nieuwjaar nederland!!!!
  • 1 Jan 2008, 00:24
Nice compostition, Happy New Year
Les Auld: Thanks Astrid, have a good 2008.
Cool composition

Happy New Year
Les Auld: And a happy new year to you both, thanks for the comment.
  • Ginnie
  • United States
  • 1 Jan 2008, 03:23
Happy New Year, Les! Makes sense you'd wave your flag. smile
Les Auld: Thanks Ginnie, if you have a flag then wave it I say. Have a good new year.
Really unusual angle Les. Have a good year!
Les Auld: Thanks Bill. touch of "send in a gum boat". Have a good 2008.
Nice shot Les. A very Happy New Year to you.
Les Auld: Thanks Bernie, hope 2008 will be good for you.
Best wishes to the City of Culture (just to show that Newcastle folk aren't bad losers!)
Les Auld: Thanks Ian, I'm not sure Liverpool came off best in that competition but it should provide some interesting phot0 opportunities in the year. Have a good 2008.
Nice capture Les. A happy new year to you and yours
Les Auld: Thanks Richard, and you have a good 2008.
  • blackdog
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 1 Jan 2008, 11:30
Great juxtaposition Les. Have a great 2008 ;o) Mike
Les Auld: Thanks Mike, what a great word "juxtaposition" will have to find a use for it. Hope 2008 is good for you.
lovely composition and very patriotic of you to start the new year with this,wishing you all the best Lessmile
Les Auld: Thanks Tim, all the best for 2008.
Happy New Year to you, Les! (:o)
Les Auld: Thanks Rosalyn, hope you have a good 2008.
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 1 Jan 2008, 23:45
Great composition. Humorous in a way to see the navy take a 'shot' at the flag.

Great picturesque 2008 to you
Les Auld: Thanks Louis, can you see the bit missing in the top corner?
Nicely done and very interresting text too !!
Les Auld: Had to write something to describe the picture, thanks for the comment Zeb.

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