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Capt JOHNNIE WALKER statue

Captain Johnnie Walker
Capt JOHNNIE WALKER statue

Captain Frederic John Walker, known as 'Johnnie Walker' was Britain's most successful anti-submarine commander during the Battle of the Atlantic in WW2. The tune 'A Hunting We Will Go' used to be played through the tannoy of his ship, the sloop HMS Starling. A career sailor, Johnnie Walker was born in Plymouth on 3 June 1896 and died on 9 June 1944 in Seaforth, Merseyside.

The statue is by local sculptor Tom Murphy.  Address approximate.

Location/Address: Albert Parade
Albert Dock
Liverpool
County: Merseyside
Post Code: L3 4BB
Main Historic Period: Modern
Tip/Nearby: Albert Dock museums, Mersey Ferry
Primary Management: Local Authority
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