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Hull Maritime Museum

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Part of a display explaining steam trawling
Part steam trawling display
An 'otter board', as seen at the mouth of the nets in the model shown above
Model of steam trawler 'Imperial Queen' built by Cook, Welton and Gemmell in 1897
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Shipyard half-hull model, from which plate sizes could be scaled
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Display of products produced from whales, including brushes and tape measures made from baleen
Skeleton of a 'Right Whale' and a c.1810 flintlock harpoon gin by George Wallis (Hull)

Queen Victoria Square, Hull, HU1 3DX.

Housed in a historic building in the city centre, this museum has superb exhibits and displays relating to Hull's maritime traditions.

The building was originally the Victorian Dock Offices, designed by Christopher G. Wray and originally opened in 1871. The detailing is of high quality, and has been beautifully restored.

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