Welcome to the Mersey docks!
Explore the people, trades and ships that turned this quiet fishing area into a world-famous port.
There are three ways to explore this site.
Click on a topic to find out which docks were involved in that theme. Click on them to learn what
they did or ask for more information.
Click on a year to find out what was happening in the world and what were the docks doing at the time.
Click each dock name to find out.
Click on a dock to find out about its history.
There have been so many Mersey docks that we've only been able to include a small sample. However it gives you a taster of what
happened and still goes on at this great port.
Are you ready to begin the voyage?