National Award for Friends of LV50


Marsh Award for Engaging the Public in Historical Vessels

The Friends of LV 50 are delighted to have received a National Historic Ship and Marsh award for 2018 at an award ceremony a Trinity House London on 13 November

A special commendation with @NatHistShips has been given to the Friends for their outstanding commitment to public engagement with their vessel

The Friends were nominated for this award by Harbour Master Captain Martin Willis on behalf of Blyth Harbour Commission. The activities of The Friends have been facilitated and encouraged by RNYC. 

The citation reads;

“Your contribution to the LV 50, particularly the work you have done to uncover its history and share it with the public, are exemplary, and have been recognized by the judging panel as outstanding.”

The award brings credit to the Blyth, The Harbour, RNYC and to the Friends.

The Ceremony highlighted the historic importance of LV 50 underlying the need to preserve and share the asset for Blyth, The Harbour and RNYC.

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