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Netcasting The Story

TV Documentary Goes Online! Following the success of its preview screening ( see The Story On Screen), its tv broadcast and publication on DVD (see TV Times) we’re delighted to announce the tv documentary of ‘Trawling Through Time: The Story Of Cook, Welton & Gemmell’ is now online! In these unprecedented times affected by COVID-19 […]

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Ships Log

The Catalogue Is Online One of the main goals of the Trawling Through Time project since the very beginning, way back in April 2018, was to produce an online finding aid for the Cook, Welton & Gemmell archive, that would allow researchers to discover what we hold in the collection and request to see items […]

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TV Times

On That’s TV Humber   The moment has arrived!  Following its Big Screen Preview back in August 2019, ‘Trawling Through Time: The Story Of Cook, Welton & Gemmell’ will be broadcast on That’s TV Humber at 9pm this Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November. That’s TV Humber is available on Freeview Channel 7, and Virgin Channel […]

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The Story On Screen

TV Documentary Preview On Friday 16th August at 7pm, the ‘Trawling Through Time’ project made its cinematic debut with a special preview screening of its tv documentary at Parkway Cinema, Beverley. Produced, and directed by Lia Nici of Waterside Films, the programme was shown to a sell-out audience of 255 people, including a number of […]

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Big Screen Preview

Unlocking an Archive, To Tell A Story… On Friday 16th August the project tv documentary will receive its big screen preview at Parkway Cinema, Beverley, before it airs on That’s TV Humber later in the year. ‘Trawling Through Time: The Story Of Cook, Welton & Gemmell’ begins at 7pm and admission is just £2!  (Please […]

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From Beverley To Bristol

At Brunel’s SS.Great Britain The ‘Trawling Through Time’ project is all about the story of Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley shipbuilders, and bringing that story to as wide an audience as possible.  That is why we were delighted to be hosted by Nick Booth and his team at the SS.Great Britain in Bristol on Thursday […]

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The Legacy Begins

 Exhibition and Stage From the outset, one of the central goals of the ‘Trawling Through Time’ project was to create a legacy that educates mainstream audiences about the story of Cook, Welton & Gemmell, so that its heritage is allowed to continue and thrive beyond the lifespan of our own project. It’s always difficult to […]

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From Paper to Pixels

The Plans Go Digital! (See example plans of historic ships now in our Vessels gallery) Technically speaking, most of the general arrangement plans in our Cook, Welton & Gemmell archive are actually made from tracing cloth rather than paper, but hopefully you get the idea – our volunteers have succeeded in converting original hard copies […]

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All Aboard The Arctic Corsair

Putting the Plans into Perspective   The incredible progress being made by our volunteers towards meeting the output targets of our project, meant that during December 2018 we could afford to give them a well-earned rest from cataloguing & digitisation, and reward their efforts with a pre-Christmas treat. Thanks to our friends at the ‘Hull: […]

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