The Leaving of Liverpool A family sets sail for Canada in the 1930s. Home » The Leaving of Liverpool Gare Maritime Tuesday 10th July 2007 A family sets sail for Canada in the 1930s. The landing stage at Liverpool. The passenger gangways are visible. Passengers board. Liverpool's "Three graces". At left: the Liver building, built in 1911 for the Royal Liver Friendly Society. In the centre: the Cunard building. To the right: the Port of Liverpool building. The vessel is unidentified but an idea of its size can be gathered from the relative distance of the far pasenger gangway. With the River Mersey behind and the smoking chimneys of Wallasey in the distance, our photographer's family take their first stroll on deck. The ships superstructure may give some clue to her identity. A Mersey ferry passes by. The tower to the right may be one of the exhaust outlets for the newly opened Birkenhead tunnel. Mersey ferries pass. Shuffleboard on deck. Boys... The pipe-smoker finds other ways to relax. Deck Quoits. Leave comments or ask questions about this movie on our forum Cite this page (2007) The Leaving of Liverpool Gare Maritime (ref: #10099, accessed 2nd September 2015 05:57:52 PM) URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/the-leaving-of-liverpool.html Leave a comment Add a new story to Encyclopedia Titanica Contact us if you have a new story or article about the Titanic that you would like to submit. Discuss the Titanic in the Titanic forum or in our Facebook Group. Link to this article LinkPlease link to this page using the following URLhttp://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/the-leaving-of-liverpool.html Or copy the link text belowThe Leaving of Liverpool Added to Encyclopedia Titanica Monday 18th December 2006, last updated Friday 24th July 2015.