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Your pictures: Tall ships

Photo: Anthony Willett

BBC News website readers have been sending us their photos of the tall ships gathering in Liverpool. Anthony Willett took this picture in Liverpool's Wellington Dock.

Photo: Mike Johnson

Mike Johnson took this photo of the Liver Building still visible between the masts and sails of some of the tall ships docked in the city.

Photo: Matthew Dillon

The old and the new moored alongside as Liverpool prepares for a fleet of tall ships. Photo by Matthew Dillon.

Photo: Barb Miln

Barb Miln from Warrington spotted some sailors climbing the rigging amongst the tall ships in Liverpool.

Photo: Eric Lucas

Eric Lucas spotted this tall ship in Liverpool's Wellington Dock.

Photo: Joe Neary

Many of the tall ships were decorated with flags and figureheads. Joe Neary from Kirkby took this photo of a figurehead in Liverpool's Albert Dock.

Photo: Matthew Dillon

Matthew Dillon saw some of the smaller tall ships in Liverpool's Albert Dock.......

Photo: Matthew Dillon

....and beyond the city's sea of masts Matthew spotted the Liver Building still gracing Liverpool's waterfront.

Photo: Louise Bower

Louise Bower took this photo of one of the tall ships in Liverpool. The ships have come from more than 18 countries.

Photo: Jon Yates

Jon Yates took this photo of ships in Sandon Dock against the setting sun.

Photo: Eric Lucas

"Ahoy there!" - sailors onboard one of the tall ships in Wellington Dock wave to Eric and Linda Lucas. Send your pictures to For terms and conditions see right.

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