July 2017

Case Studies Contributions for "Larger & Working Objects Guidelines"
The Association of British Transport & Engineering Museums is accepting submissions of detailed case studies that will be used to illustrate key processes described in the Larger & Working Objects Guidelines.

Appeal on behalf of Historic Vessel MAUD
Help wanted to save this historic vessel

The collection of the Eyemouth International Sailing Craft Association is on sale
Collection of yachts, dinghies, crafts, equipment and portal building.

Solent wreck project ensured legacy with National Lottery award
The Heritage Lottery Fund is to support development funding to bring the Solent wreck HMS Invincible 1744 to a much wider audience.

Funding confirmed for huge £27.5m maritime heritage project in Hull
The massive investment will see the Arctic Corsair moved and Maritime Museum given a major facelift

Calling Historic Ships for new book series
Amberley Publishing want your historic vessel stories!

June 2017

National Historic Fleet vessel Excellent is recorded as she reaches the end of her life
Built in 1931 by J & G Forbes of Sandhaven, Excellent (then known by her name Efficient) was a 75ft single screw wooden motor fishing vessel.

UK Maritime Heritage Forum
We are pleased to attach details of this year’s UK Maritime Heritage Forum which will take in Hull on 5-6 October 2017.

North-West Regional Flagship is awarded the Broad Pennant
The pennant was received by the Daniel Adamson team and it will fly throughout the 2017 season in recognition of its flagship status.

500th voyage for SS Shieldhall as Charity celebrates
The Solent Steam Packet Limited, the charity operating Southampton’s heritage steamship SS Shieldhall, are celebrating as the vessel is set to embark upon her 500th voyage since charitable status began in 1988.

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