Mersey Ferries – A blueprint for their next 20 years.

Mersey Ferry Snowdrop in the lead and in Dazzle paint.

Mersey Ferry Snowdrop in the lead and in Dazzle paint.

www.qlocal.co.uk/southport/news_list/20_Year_Vision_for_Mersey_Ferries-54708409.htm

Q Local Southport have the story on their web site – see link above.

With thanks to Cllr. John Dodd for the lead to this story.

The photo above is also amongst my Flickr shots at:-

www.flickr.com/photos/86659476@N07/

Liverpool – ‘Dazzle’ look for Mersey ferry Snowdrop in March

My photo of Mersey Ferry Royal Iris in the usual paint scheme.

My photo of Mersey Ferry Royal Iris in the usual paint scheme.

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-31081468

The BBC has the story on its web site – see link above:-

A Mersey ferry is to undergo a transformation into a brightly coloured “dazzle ship” thanks to the man behind a famous Beatles album cover.

The Snowdrop will have a new look next month designed by Sir Peter Blake, who created The Beatles’ Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band cover in 1967.

It will celebrate World War One ship designers who used the dazzle effect to try to avoid detection by the enemy.

Liverpool Pilot Ship Edmund Gardner under going a form of dazzle painting in 2014 at Merseyside Maritime Museum. Photo by Jen Robertson

Liverpool Pilot Ship Edmund Gardner under going a form of dazzle painting in 2014 at Merseyside Maritime Museum. Photo by Jen Robertson

The photos are amongst my Flickr shots at:-
www.flickr.com/photos/86659476@N07/ but Jen’s photo is quite a way back in the published photos’