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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