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Viola Trawler

Patron urges businesses to back the Viola campaign

3rd October 2018

Businesses from across the region came together for an event to promote the campaign to bring the Viola back to Hull.

Alan Johnson, former Hull West and Hessle MP, was the guest speaker in his role as Patron of the Viola Trust. Sponsorship was provided b…

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Viola Trawler

September centenary of U-boat sinking

29th September 2018

The 29th September 2018 marks the centenary of the sinking of the German submarine UB-115 off the coast of Northumberland in an attack which involved the Viola and which was an early example of Combined Operations.

The episode was commemorated in June 20…

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Viola Trawler

Viola Trust Patron has the campaign covered

22nd September 2018

Alan Johnson, the Patron of the Viola Trust, seized the opportunity to take the campaign to a corporate audience when he was interviewed for the cover feature for a new business magazine.

Alan, the former MP for Hull West and Hessle whose government post…

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Viola Trawler

VIOLA LINK WITH NORLAND FALKLANDS WAR EXHIBITION

28TH AUGUST 2018

The Viola’s inadvertent involvement in the Falklands War features fleetingly in a fascinating exhibition currently among the attractions at the Maritime Museum in Queen Victoria Square, Hull.

“All in the Same Boat”, which runs until Sunday 25 November, t…

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Viola Trawler

Fishing Firms Reunited At Viola Trawler Reception

12th May 2017

Famous names from Hull’s fishing industry were reunited at a reception hosted by the outgoing Lord Mayor of Hull to promote the Viola trawler campaign.

The Boston, Hellyer, Marr and Roach businesses were all represented at the event in the Lord Mayor’s p…

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