• Work to begin on delayed Hull memorial

    Work to begin on delayed Hull memorial

    19th January 2023

    Work is set to begin on Hull’s permanent memorial for trawlermen who lost their lives at sea, reports Paul Scott. Last year, it was announced that funding had been secured for a permanent memorial to the city’s lost trawlermen, with…

  • Trawlermen: Celebs at Sea

    Trawlermen: Celebs at Sea

    18th July 2019

    In at the deep end Three well-known celebrities from very different backgrounds – chef Antony Worrall Thompson, Boyzone’s Shane Lynch and former England World Cup-winning rugby player Ben Cohen – were thrown in at the deep end at the start…

  • Last voyage of the Cecil Rhodes

    Last voyage of the Cecil Rhodes

    28th February 2019

    Part 4 in the series A Trawlerman’s Reminiscences, written by Hull skipper William Oliver in 1953 (Photographs courtesy of Alec Gill) In March 1905, we sailed again in the Cecil Rhodes for Iceland. We had a terrible trip for weather,…

  • Hull trawlermen remembered

    Hull trawlermen remembered

    12th December 2016

    A dedication of three plaques in memory of Hull trawlermen took place on Sunday, 27 November, reports Mike Waudby. The Lord Mayor of Hull, Sean Chaytor, lays a wreath at the memorial. Ninety trawlermen from Hull are commemorated on the…


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