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THV Patricia - Maiden Call at Liverpool Cruise Terminal

Photographs  Ian Collard & John Williams 2009

The Trinity House Lighthouse Tender THV PATRICIA has been a regular visitor to Merseyside over the years but in 2009 she made her maiden call at the Liverpool Cruise Terminal - July 01/02.

THV PATRICIA visited Liverpool to embark a group of the Elder Brethren for a week's tour of Trinity House installations in the Irish Sea.

Passenger LoungeChartroomPassenger Area CorridorGalleyCabin

THV PATRICIA is the flagship of TRINITY HOUSE House & has accommodation for 12 passengers. in the cabins that were originally provided for extended use by Elder Brethren on their inspection voyages .However, as these voyages decreased considerably following the automation of all lighthouse & lightships, she now carries fare paying passengers instead in a unique environment.

Officers' Dinging RoomBridge

The onboard photographs were taken by  John Williams during a visit by the Merseyside Branch of the World Ship Society.

Buoys on the foredeck

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