MD&HB, Liverpool, 1946. Large chart (fldg.) Blue cloth ; gilt. 24 x 16cm. Linen-backed chart opens out to 149 x 69cm. V.G. The MD&HB periodically issued charts of the River Mersey and Liverpool Bay, this is a post-war chart of the former, 1946, with small corrections to 1949, taking the river from Gladstone Dock on the Liverpool side, and the Rock Lighthouse at New Brighton on the Wirral shore ; to Garston on the Lancashire side, and Eastham and the entrance to the Manchester Ship Canal, on the Cheshire side. The whole length of Liverpool Docks and Birkenhead Docks are shown, as well as Cammel Laird shipyard, Bromborough Dock, Dingle Oil Jetty, Garston Docks, etc. The chart, 6" to the Statute Mile, was compiled by Lt.Cmdr. W. R. Colbeck, RNR, Marine Surveyor and Water Bailiff. Includes soundings in feet, buoys, wreck markings, channels, sandbanks, prohibited anchorages, etc.