Ships and shipping, page 8
Manchester Ship Canal, part 3
heads up the canal bound for Irlam. This small container
ship has had its radio mast hinged down to clear any
Frank is assisted by Viceroy
MSC Viking assists Masalli.
Mersey Ferry Snowdrop passing
Ellesmere Port on a ship canal cruise in 2010.
Panary was the last of a long
line of barges on the canal. She carried grain from
Seaforth to Frodsham.
Narrow boats at Acton Bridge
on the Weaver Navigation. This canal was once an
important feeder to the ship canal but no longer carries any
Charger passes Runcorn with
Fiddler's Ferry power station in the background.
Thea II maintains a regular
service between Seaforth and Irlam carrying
containers. Latchford lock is in the background.
Thea II about to pass under
Warburton Bridge. Manchester is in the distance.
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