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HMS Pickle with Cold War Spies

Two men who spied on Russians during Cold War sail again in Humber mission

June 23, 2018

TWO MEN who spied on the Russians during the Cold War from on board their trawlers were taken out on a special trip on the Humber yesterday. The trip on HMS Pickle ,a replica of the ship which bought news of the victory at Trafalgar, was in recognition of their efforts in the 1960s when…

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Spider-T Humber Super Sloop

Spider-T Super Sloop – Lincolnshire Life

June 14, 2018

With its soaring mast and fluttering red pennant, the super sloop Spider T is a familiar sight at [Hull Marina]. When skipper Mal Nicholson took it on, however, it was practically a sunken hulk, holding three feet of water. He knew it was something special though: “It was very Brunelian, that is to say, it…

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Calls for historic vessels to be protected in Hull Marina

February 21, 2018

A petition to save the HMS Pickle and Spider T in Hull Marina has been launched on Change.org. A petition has been started to protect two historic boats in Hull Marina as they face having to pay full berthing rates. The first HMS Pickle was a 1799 topsail schooner of the Royal Navy, which saw…

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Diamond Jubilee Thames Pagenant

Queens Diamond Jubilee

June 3, 2012

Humber Super Sloop Spider T confirmed to take part in the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant The afternoon of Sunday 3rd June will see a thousand boats gather on the river Thames in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. It will be the largest flotilla in modern times on the river with rowing boats, working boats…

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