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View Full Version : One step closer to bringing WWI ship home to Hull



Davie Tait
4th October 2016, 14:55
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A team of experts will fly to South Georgia tomorrow to inspect an abandoned ship built in Beverley in 1906.

The Viola played a role in World War One and is believed to be one of the only surviving ships of her kind.

Lead marine consultant John Simpson says the vessel is of international maritime significance and that their aim is to one day bring her back to Hull.

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