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In the Isle of Man, a historic boat is to return to the Nautical Museum.

Moving an 18th century schooner back to the Nautical Museum in Castletown is expected to cost more than £5 million.

The Peggy was removed for conservation work in 2015 after being housed in what were described as 'appalling conditions'.

A motion is going before the Manx Government (yesterday, 18 May) to set out a timeline for the boat's return.

Manx National Heritage Chairman Jonathan Hall spoke to Local Democracy Reporter Chris Cave, to listen, Manx Radio reports. 

Read WM Nixon's full blog on Peggy here

Published in Historic Boats

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