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Old 10th August 2014, 16:57
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Originally Posted by Howard Dean View Post
Hi Steve,
The story then was that some of the ships contained ammunition and it was too dangerous to blow them up, it might have taken half of Liverpool with them, mind you that could have been a good thing. (Only kidding as I was born in Liverpool but left there 1942 during WW2.)

Howard Dean.
I think you are getting mixed up with the SS Richard Montgomery in the Thames estuary as none of the Liverpool wrecks are classed as dangerous in respect to explosives, and most have now been removed when the river was cleared in the 80s
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