Monthly Archives: February 2008

Liverpool Liners…the last great days of luxury ocean liner travel…

The last great days of luxury ocean liner travel… See Inside the Book BUY NOW UK: £ 1.50 Europe: £ 2.50 Worldwide: £ 3.50 Memories of the Mersey’s greatest export THIS latest Liverpool Daily Post & Echo book, Great Mersey Liners, is the first photographic panorama dedicated to Liverpool’s world famous fleet of liners and companion volume to Mersey River. ... Read More »


The Klondike gold rush galvanized the Union Steamship Company to begin operations in Alaska. The company was founded in 1889 by John Darling, the director of a New Zealand shipping company who recognized a great need for a scheduled service that would transport supplies and work crews to various northern BC sites; he also realized there was little competition in ... Read More »