More hands on deck needed to tell explain herring drifter’s history
- Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2015
The world's last remaining steam drifter is appealing for volunteers to show off her proud seafaring history.
A rare survivial The Lydia Eva is open for the summer season but needs more people to speak to visitors and guide them round.
Don Edwards, chairman of the trust that looks after her, said there was no shortage of people wanting to hop aboard the historic vessel and that being able to share the history with visitors was a real pleasure.
He said the main qualificaiton was that volunteers needed to be able to chat easily with people.
Around six more people were needed to give the existing team 'room to manoevre' when it came to sickness and holidays, he said.
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People who are taken on will receive a uniform of a T-shirt and fleece. The boat closes for the winter although the maintenance team works all year round.
To apply contact David Hutton on 07856561467.
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