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Liverpool Landing Stage. "At which the largest vessels can berth at all stages of the tide. The first floating stage was built in 1847. The present one was completed in 1876, and extensions have been made since so that it's total length is now nearly half a mile".
From a two volume pulicat

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Is it an Irish Sea?Manx ferry? There is a small houseflag on the lifeboat's bows but cannot make out what it is. Note that the boats are double banked/nested. Could even be a Cunarder I suppose.
 

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Could this be the "Georgic"?. She had one lifeboat below the bridge, then four doubles, then two singles as in picture. Top edge of bridge comes half way up wheelhouse windows, as do'es the Georgics. I think she is far to big for I.O.M. boat. Any other sugestions.
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The caption accompanying the picture says nothing of the ship, but there's several photographs of the Georgic in the same publication with the row of four double-stacks, and the same bridge. The Brittanic should differ only in having a straight bridge front, but in a picture she seems to have a different stacking of the life-boats. I will consider Barney to be correct.
The keel of the Georgic was laid down at Harland & Wolff on Nov. 30, 1929 and she was launched in the following November. She sailed on her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York on June 25, 1932. Stein
 

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Hi Stein, Ship must be the "Georgic". Type "Georgic" in Gallery search, there are pics of Georgic and Britannic together from my gallery. You can see Britannic has one lifeboat below the bridge, then three doubles (compared to Georgic four doubles), then three singles. Britannic also has a square frame at each end of the bridge.
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Hi Barney. Nice set of paintings,- maybe by Chas. Pears? The differences are clearly defined. Strangely enough; my picture of the Brittanic shows only two doubles on the starb'rd side. But the Georgic she must be. Regards, Stein.
 

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