Ferry Cross The Mersey

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For the next two years, passengers who ride the iconic Mersey Ferry in Liverpool, England will be able to choose to sail on the outrageous Everybody Razzle Dazzle boat. Designed by Peter Blake, the ferry—officially named Snowdrop—is a tribute to the role the Mersey Ferry fleet played during the World Wars. It also celebrates the concept of dazzle camouflage, created by Norman Wilkinson, which works by confusing enemy navies through patterns that make it difficult to estimate a target’s direction, range and speed.

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photos © Mark McNulty

Life goes on day after day Hearts torn in every way

So ferry ‘cross the Mersey ’cause this land’s the place I love and here I’ll stay

People they rush everywhere Each with their own secret care

So ferry ‘cross the Mersey and always take me there The place I love

People around every corner They seem to smile and say We don’t care what your name is boy We’ll never turn you away

So I’ll continue to say Here I always will stay

So ferry ‘cross the Mersey ’cause this land’s the place I love and here I’ll stay and here I’ll stay Here I’ll stay

Gerry & The Pacemakers

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