Leila Now Available

by Laver Publishing

Saturday 9th March 2013
Release

Liverpool played an important role in the American Civil War.

The Confederacy arranged for suitable ships to be built at Liverpool while attemting to avoid arousing the suspicions of Union spies.

The blockade runner LELIA was built by Millers shipyard and set off on her maiden voyage in early 1865. Chris Michael describes the details of her construction, her intended role, and the crew and passengers aboard, among them Confederate Navy Commander Arthur Sinclair and shipbuilder Thomas Miller.

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Beyond the Bar

by Laver Publishing

Saturday 9th March 2013
Release

Now available in its Second Edition. There are many minor changes and the lists of pilots and vessels have been brought up to date as of June 2004. An historic occasion for the Pilot Service which took place at the end of 2003 is also included.

Wrecks of Liverpool Bay Volume 2

by Laver Publishing

Saturday 9th March 2013
Release

Over 40 more wrecks and wreck sites in Liverpool Bay, including the background stories of the recent important finds of Resurgam and Lelia. There are stories of collisions, wartime losses, misadventure and historic salvage efforts. The sites now have full GPS locations listed.

160 pages, with b/w photographs, & drawings. View this in our store by clicking here.