The Great Eastern was broken up at New Ferry, unfortunately for the Coast Program, their location is also extremely close to what was the longest pier on the Mersey or Wirral - New Ferry Pier which was an iron pier and may have had similar riveted plates.
The actual location of the Great Eastern was 200 Yards SE of New Ferry Pier, very near the bottom of Seafield Road except she was 100yds off-shore, with the bow facing the shore and the stern nearly North of this.
There were also many other ships broken up in this vicinity during the 19th Century.
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