Royal Mail Steam Packet Company Kylsant Empire Part 1

marschall
1st June 2010, 03:30
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marschall
1st June 2010, 03:37
Just a note to correct a photo caption (Photo 31). (I tried to "edit" the caption itself but was unable... kept getting "404 Error" notice.)

Not Liverpool but Southampton. The cranes and sheds give it away. Berth 43, White Star Dock, is visible on the left.

Great, rare image, by the way. Finding shots of the completed WS Dock before the War, showing Berth 43 (which was just being completed when Titanic sailed), is like finding hen's teeth.

Ken

fred henderson
1st June 2010, 15:20
Thank you for this information Ken. As all my sources state that Andes left from Liverpool on her maiden voyage, this photo must have been taken on her return to Southampton. I have altered the caption accordingly.