Historic fishing vessel Lydia Eva wins golden ticket to star in a Hollywood movie!

A floating museum is set to play a starring role in a Hollywood movie. The Lydia Eva has arrived in Lyme Regis ready to play the passenger steamer that brings young Willy to England,,, The 91-year-old vessel, usually moored at Great Yarmouth’s South Quay, was towed by tug at the movie makers’ expense to the south coast, a journey of four days. Acting ship’s manager Ernie Artis said she was likely to be there until at least the end of October. Mr Artis said when they were first approached about casting the ship they thought it was a hoax. photos, >click to read< 09:38

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