Merseyside Maritime Museum presents Sport and the Sea Online exhibition

. August 4, 2012

Merseyside Maritime Museum presents Sport and the Sea, an online exhibition on view at: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/online/exhibitions/sport/index.aspx

With so many great sporting events this summer, including Euro 2012, Wimbledon and of course the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, the museum takes a look at the importance of sport to merchant seafarers and their passengers.

Many of the merchant ships had their own sports teams. The Maritime Archives and Library has a selection of photos of teams from liners including Lusitania, Duchess of Richmond and Empress of Canada.

A selection of images are below and you can see more highlights from the Maritim Archives and Library in the Sport online exhibiion of items from across National Museums Liverpool’s collections.

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