Weʼre raising £2,000 to The Mersey Ferry Preservation Trust aims is to preserve and ensure the Mersey Ferry.
- Wirral, United Kingdom
- Local community
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Royal Daffodil was a famous Mersey Ferry she has not been used for 4 years. Owners Merseytravel have kindly agreed to let her go but it is a strong possibility that she will be broken up.
The Mersey Ferries have been a life long tradition of crossing the mersey and cruising. We want to give her a new life by preserving her. She was built at Cammell Laird Ship yard on the Mersey as MV Overchurch in 1962 before later obtaining the name Royal Daffodil.
The Overchurch as she was known once carried Princess Alexandra to open the new Cammell Laird Dry Dock. We want to ensure that this vessel is kept as she should be in a Merseyside Dock and so that her history is carried on for future generations to enjoy and understand.
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Paul Redfern3 months ago
Thank you all very much for the donations. We appreciate every single one of them and every single penny raised is going toward helping us to keep a piece of Merseyside Maritime History Alive.
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Feb 6, 2017
Jan 27, 2017
Brilliant, so glad to see this ferry being brought back to life, it's part of Liverpool.
Jan 22, 2017
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Wirral, United Kingdom
How we will use our £2000. As we are in the formative stages of the trust, it will allow us to make the website live, pay for publicity for the group, investigate costs for a berth and maintenance,and go towards feasibility / consultancy fees.
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