Piece of Humber fishing history stops London in its tracks, but its owners are concerned its fishing days could be jeopardy

The Kirkella, freshly scrubbed to show off her bold yellow and white exterior, travelled down the River Thames to its naming ceremony in Greenwich this week and made quite the splash after its owners decided to test its 3,976 tonne frame by squeezing it through Tower Bridge on Tuesday afternoon. After a 180 degree turnaround – watched by thousands of bemused tourists visiting the Tower of London and HMS Belfast – it slotted through the drawbridges a second time before docking near the Cutty Sark for its naming by Princess Anne. >Video, click to read< 11:21

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