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Surveying the River

The Survey Boat W D Michel makes a regular run between Seacombe and Birkenhead on the River Mersey, looking at the state river bed.

Surveying the River

The Survey Boat W D Michel makes a regular run between Seacombe and Birkenhead on the River Mersey, looking at the state river bed.

comments (7)

A well composed, and well presented picture, as always.
Les Auld: Thanks you Ellie, appreciate the comment.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 7 Jan 2011, 08:48
Interesting stuff Les but I would never have guessed this was something that needed doing
Les Auld: The sediment along the bed of the river moves quickly with the high tidal reach on the Mersey so it has to be checked to see if dredging is required Chirs, Thanks for the comment.
The Liver building looks rather fine in the background Les
Les Auld: It is a fine building Bill, thanks for the comment.
yes a good backdrop Les and this little old boat looks to have been around a few years.
Les Auld: It an be a bit rough on the Mersey for small boats Brian, thanks for the comment.
The famous buildings make a fine backdrop to this scene Les.
Les Auld: They do indeed Ron, thanks for the comment.
Lovely clarity Les, lots of detail to see smile
Les Auld: Thanks Linda smile
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 8 Jan 2011, 08:35
I like the boat, Les, especially with that yellow, but the cityscape is totally captivating!
Les Auld: I do think we have a grand waterfront here Ginnie, glad you like it. Appreciate the comment.

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