The second in a series of maritime themed conferences jointly organised by National Museums Northern Ireland, National Historic Ships UK, Robin Maesfield, (Author) and Gerry Brennan, (Silvery Light Sailing), highlights Ulster's Maritime Heritage.
The seminar is being organised by a group of maritime enthusiasts keen to promote and inform on the Maritime Heritage of Ireland.
The Conference Venue is the Kennedy Room, Cultra Manor, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum from Friday 27th April 2018 - 0930 (Registration) – 1530
The schedule for the day is:
Welcome from Kathryn Thompson, Director NMNI,
Tom Cunliffe, Maritime Journalist and TV Celebrity (video)
An introduction to UFT Museum Maritime Collection - William Blair,
Kellys Belfast Colliers - Kelly Wilson
The Merchant Schooner ‘Result’ - Christopher Kenny,
Irish Schooners in WWII – Joe Ryan
Fermanagh Cots and Maritime Heritage – Fred Ternan
Portaferry Schooners – James Elliott - PAST
National Historic Ships UK and Shipshape Register
Conducted Visit to’ The Result’ Schooner & Artefact Exhibition