South Georgia supports 8,000-mile homecoming for historic Hull trawler Viola

The campaign to bring the historic steam trawler Viola back to Hull from her current resting place in the near the Antarctic has received messages of support from South Georgia. Nigel Phillips CBE, Her Majesty’s Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, was presented with a bottle of Viola gin, a commemorative Viola calendar and a signed Viola book by Dr Robb Robinson, maritime historian and one of the trustees leading the £27m Yorkshire Maritime City project. video, >click to read< 12:49

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