Acknowledgement and Copyright to Ken Marschall for this wonderful painting
Crosby, a small suburb of Liverpool, has had more than its fair share of interesting inhabitants over the years.
With the recent attention paid to the film Titanic, I decided to revisit the homes of some of the main protagonists in the three greatest sea disasters of all time........ Titanic, Empress of Ireland and Lusitania. Also Britannic
Also, the Weird Case of The Wicca Man from Blundellsands.
Coming Soon! The story of Commodore Sir Arthur Rostron (Carpathia) and his 30 years in Crosby.
New, a non-ship story: The Strange Case of The WAFFEN-SS MAN from Waterloo...
Map of Crosby Click here for the map, or use the hyperlinks of the ships' names above.
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Any comments, suggestions are very welcome. If anyone has a photo of John Rice, or of Enfield House, Crosby please contact me.
Electronic mail address
Phil Hind's superb Encyclopedia Titanica
My page on the restored Liverpool Musicians' Memorial
Northern Atlantic Diving's Empress of Ireland Site
Dan Lindsay's Empress of Ireland Site
Discovery Channel's Empress of Ireland Site
InterFace Design's The Crosby Channel, contains all you need to know about my home town.
Simon Markland's Marine Terrace Homepage, has useful info on the Beach Lawn / Marine Terrace conservation area.
The parish church of St. Faith's Homepage, tells more about the church that holds the Chief Engineer's Memorial.
Background Music: "Nearer My God to Thee", allegedly the last tune played by the Titanic's band, who were all lost.
Nearer, my God, to Thee,
nearer to Thee!
Though like the wanderer,
the sun gone down,
There let the way appear,
steps unto heav'n;
Then, with my waking
thoughts bright with Thy praise,
Or, if on joyful wing
cleaving the sky,
There in my Father's home,
safe and at rest,