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Contents

Sunday, 5th February Reflections
Monday, 6th February Night-time fog
Tuesday, 7th February Fog
Ships in the fog
Thursday, 9th February Hamnavoe
Saturday, 11th February Ships
Sunday, 12th February Ships
Reflections
Monday, 13th February Ships
Tuesday, 14th February Ships
Wednesday, 15th February Seatransport
Friday, 17th February Ferries
Saturday, 18th February Random fireworks
Sunday, 19th February Ferries
Monday, 20th February Ships
Tuesday, 21st February Ships
Wednesday, 22nd February CSL Bergen
Thursday, 23rd February Ships
Saturday, 25th February Ships
Sunday, 26th February RFA Black Rover
Ships
Tuesday, 28th February MSC Victory
Wednesday, 29th February HMS Liverpool
Eggs benedict
HMS Liverpool at dusk

Sunday, 5th February

Reflections in the part-frozen docks. (And a puddle.)

Prince's Half-Tide Dock Prince's Dock Mann Island development Royal Liver Building

Monday, 6th February

Royal Liver Building in fog Liverpool in fog Liverpool in fog

Tuesday, 7th February

Fog

Fog over the Mersey Fog on Leeds Road Museum of Liverpool River Mersey
Royal Liver Building Royal Liver Building Royal Liver Building Royal Liver Building
Royal Liver Building and Prince's Dock Royal Liver Building and the Pier Head Prince's Dock Royal Liver Building

Ships in the fog

Royal Iris Royal Iris Royal Iris
Stolt Petrel Stolt Shearwater Trafford Enterprise

Thursday, 9th February

Hamnavoe has now finished her refit at Cammell Laird and will be heading back north to resume the Scrabster–Stromness service.

Hamnavoe Hamnavoe passing Stena Mersey Hamnavoe passing Stena Mersey

Saturday, 11th February

Independent Arklow Spray Line
Daisy Doardo Daisy Doardo

Sunday, 12th February

Ships

Smit Collingwood Smit Sandon Leander Independent

Reflections
Museum of Liverpool The Three Graces Canning Half-Tide Dock Merseyside Maritime Museum

Monday, 13th February

Aasheim Aasheim Aasheim Hjaltland
Hjaltland Hjaltland Torquato Torquato
Maingas Emslake Emslake passing Stena Mersey Celtic Carrier and Emslake

Tuesday, 14th February

Skua Skua Marianne

Tuesday, 15th February

Seatransport

Friday, 17th February

Stena Mersey is being dry docked in Belfast and Stena Feronia will be taking her place.

Stena Lagan Stena Feronia and Stena Lagan Royal Iris, Stena Feronia and Stena Lagan
Stena Feronia and Stena Lagan Stena Feronia and Stena Lagan Stena Feronia

Saturday, 18th February

Fireworks

Sunday, 19th February

Ben-my-Chree and Stena Feronia

Monday, 20th February

Blue Stream Lore Prahm Ruth Theresa
Alina Alina Alina Alina

Tuesday, 21st February

Tolmin Stena Feronia Acavus passing Stena Feronia Acavus
GPS Apollo assisted by Audrey Audrey assisting GPS Apollo Rubino Lore Prahm

Wednesday, 22nd February

CSL Bergen CSL Bergen

Thursday, 23rd February

Stena Feronia being refuelled by Henty Provider Bitland CSL Bergen CSL Bergen
Norton Cross and Stena Feronia Norton Cross Whitchampion

Saturday, 25th February

Clipper Pace Smit Waterloo CSL Bergen Eships Quest
Smit Donau Hanne Knutsen assisted by Oakgarth (alongside) and Svitzer Stanlow (on the stern line) WD Mersey

Sunday, 26th February

RFA Black Rover

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary's replenishment tanker Black Rover coming in to Cammell Laird for refit.

RFA Black Rover (A273) assisted by Smit Waterloo RFA Black Rover (A273) assisted by Smit Waterloo RFA Black Rover (A273) assisted by Smit Waterloo RFA Black Rover (A273) assisted by Smit Waterloo

Ships

CFL Patron Patani Willy and Patani Alfa Italia assisted by Svitzer Stanlow (bow) and Oakgarth (stern)

Tuesday, 28th February

MSC Victory normally works on the Manchester Ship Canal.

MSC Victory MSC Victory

Wednesday, 29th February

HMS Liverpool

HMS Liverpool making her final visit to Liverpool. Not to be confused with her previous final visit to Liverpool. This one probably will be final, as she's to be decommissioned at the end of March, which gives less time for them to change their minds again.

Plane towing a banner HMS Liverpool (D92), Smit Waterloo and HMS Charger (P292) HMS Liverpool (D92) assisted by Smit Waterloo HMS Liverpool (D92) assisted by Smit Waterloo (out of sight) and Smit Barbados
HMS Liverpool (D92) assisted by Smit Waterloo (bow) and Smit Barbados (stern) HMS Liverpool (D92) Royal Iris HMS Liverpool (D92) assisted by Smit Waterloo (bow) and Smit Barbados (stern)
HMS Liverpool (D92) assisted by Smit Waterloo (bow) and Smit Barbados (stern) Smit Barbados assisting HMS Liverpool (D92) HMS Liverpool (D92) assisted by Smit Waterloo (bow) and Smit Barbados (stern) Small Royal Navy launch
HMS Liverpool (D92) assisted by Smit Waterloo (bow) and Smit Barbados (stern) HMS Liverpool (D92) assisted by Smit Waterloo (bow) and Smit Barbados (stern) Smit Barbados Smit Waterloo
HMS Liverpool (D92) and HMS Charger (P292) HMS Liverpool (D92) and Smit Barbados HMS Liverpool (D92) RMS Jurmala
HMS Liverpool (D92) HMS Liverpool (D92) HMS Liverpool (D92) HMS Liverpool (D92)

Eggs benedict

I did it! Perfect Hollandaise sauce!

Eggs benedict

HMS Liverpool at dusk

HMS Liverpool (D92) HMS Liverpool (D92) HMS Liverpool (D92) HMS Liverpool (D92)


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