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Maritime professionals to focus on Viola at relaunch event

17th August 2019

Members of the Nautical Institute in the Humber area are to showcase two major maritime history projects as they revive their local branch.

Regional organisers of the global body for maritime professionals will be joined by key figures from the Yorkshire…

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Arctic Corsair on the move in readiness for exciting new role

5th August 2019

Huge crowds gathered yesterday to see the country’s last surviving distant water sidewinder trawler, the Arctic Corsair, move from its current location on the River Hull for the first time in 20 years.

The relocation of the trawler signals the start of H…

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Businesses signal support for Viola campaign

18th July 2019

Prominent business leaders from a wide range of sectors signalled their support for the Viola campaign at a second gin night hosted at 1884 Wine & Tapas Bar.

They took to social media to share their enthusiasm for the campaign, they ordered bottles o…

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Writers share seafaring stories at literature festival

2nd July 2019

Two writers who are reaching different audiences with their tales of the Viola met for the first time as the campaign featured in the programme of a children’s literature festival in Hull.

Dr Robb Robinson, a trustee of the Viola campaign and co-author o…

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Maritime history and art on the menu at second Viola gin night

24th June 2019

Following the success of the launch of the Viola Trawler Old Tom Gin the trustees are delighted to announce a second special event to raise funds and awareness for the campaign to return the Viola to Hull.

The exclusive dinner will take place at 1884 Win…

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