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Lottery Funding Confirmed for HMS Caroline

12th May 2013
Lottery Funding Confirmed for HMS Caroline

#HMSCaroline – The last remaining warship of the Royal Navy's Grand Fleet, HMS Caroline which fought at the Battle of Jutland in 1916, has been confirmed with a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The project to transform the historic Belfast-based vessel into a floating museum has been boosted by a £845,600 grant, which is to see the veteran warship undergo transformation.

The money will enable the National Museum of the Royal Navy to draw up more detailed plans to bid for a full grant of £12.2m.

For further details about the veteran vessel which is berthed at the Alexandra Dock visit the National Historic Ships UK website.

 

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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