Items re salvage of Empress of Canada, Canadian Pacific, 1953.



42 glass negatives re the capsize and raising of the Empress of Canada in Gladstone Dock in 1953, belonged to Captain W. R Colbeck, Mersey Docks and Harbour Board (MDHB) marine surveyor and water bailiff who directed the operation. Chart of Liverpool Bay drawn by W. R Colbeck, 1949. 3 photocopies re the retirement of Colbeck, 1971; Degree dedication, 1975; Original 16MM film of operation and video of same.