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 […]Read More Ships Log
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 […]Read More Big Screen Preview
Volunteers Week 2019 Monday 3rd June saw the start of Volunteers Week 2019, and so what better way to celebrate the contribution of our own volunteers on the ‘Trawling Through Time’ project than with a specially chartered trip on the pleasure cruiser (and local icon) the ‘Yorkshire Belle’ ! ‘Why the Yorkshire Belle?’, you may […]Read More Making a ‘Splash’ on The Yorkshire Belle
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 […]Read More From Beverley To Bristol
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: […]Read More All Aboard The Arctic Corsair
Lots of free family fun was had when the Trawling Through Time project partnered with the East Riding Museums Learning Team for this year’s Big Draw event held on the 21st October at the Treasure House, Beverley. The theme for this year was ‘Play’ and we had lots of exciting learning activities in store! “This […]Read More When Maritime met the Big Draw
The Project’s Walking Oral History Interview Back in August, myself and ex-shipyard workers Ken Barley and Keith Pearson, along with several of our volunteers, gathered on the riverside at Grovehill, Beverley to take part in the ‘Trawling Through Time’ project‘s ‘s walking oral history interview. Our location was the former site of the town’s main shipyard, occupied by Cook, Welton […]Read More ‘Talking Through Time’
Contribute to our digital fleet and try your hand at decorating your own ship. As part of this year’s Big Draw event, the Trawling Through Time project is seeking to create an online fleet of ships based on the Cook, Welton and Gemmell Shipbuilder’s plans. Digitally paint your ship or print it out and decorate by […]Read More Calling all creatives!