MVS supports Merchant Navy Day in Liverpool

Merchant Navy Service and parade from Church of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas to the Pier Head memorial, Liverpool. Photo by Ian Cooper

The annual National Merchant Navy Day celebrations took place in Liverpool on Sunday 4th September.

A service took place at Liverpool Parish Church in Chapel Street and was followed by a short march to the Pier Head memorials, where wreaths were laid.

Among the civic dignitaries attending was the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Cllr Roz Gladden.

Merchant Navy Day is the annual celebration of the British Merchant Navy, with the memorial service held for the 36,000 seafarers who died at sea in the Second World War.

Chris Todd and Freddie Brown attended for the MVS representing the Port of Manchester Unit.

Photo: Chris Todd with Rodney Anderton, Vice Chair of the MNBA.