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The Planet or LV23 Light Vessel as it was know on it's station in the English channel, was the Last Manned Light Ship on the Mersey Bar and the last Manned Light Vessel on the English Channel. Now it is a Museum, Cafe Bar and beacon to the Merseyside Maritime Heritage

This famous piece of Mersey marine heritage is now back on the Mersey located in Canning dock, next to the Albert dock Complex, Liverpool.

Event Hire

The Mersey Planet is available to hire for a unique and spectacular experience. Whether it is a corporate event, launch night, charity event or even just a party, we can accommodate every need to make your event special.

There is a licensed cafe and bar, onboard toilet and washroom facilities, PA system, sheltered area for entertainment and disabled access all available for your event.

Where better to host your summer event than in one of Liverpool's and the UK's most iconic settings...

Click here for more information and how to hire the Mersey Planet for your event.


Open daily, the Light Vessel is free to all to come aboard and absorb the marine history in one of the most famous docks in the world. With refreshments and light snacks available, sit up on our heli-deck and enjoy some of the best views of the Albert Dock and Liverpool Waterfront. Located in Canning Dock, The Strand, Liverpool, L3 4AN

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Gary Anderton is the captain and his merry crew welcome you aboard. Come for a tea/coffee, a pint or a bite to eat.

Click here for more information about the Cafe & Bar on-board the Mersey Planet.