Earle’s Shipyard

- Speaker Rob Bell


15 Whitefriargate, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU1 2ER


When Earles Shipyard closed in the 1930s, East Hull cried

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With a huge crane that had dominated the skyline, Earles had carved a significant role in British Shipbuilding, with ships for the Chilean as well as the Royal Navy from the 1840s.

In this talk, Rob Bell outlines the fluctuating fortunes of British and Global shipbuilding with details of how Hull's iconic shipyard responded to the shift from wooden ships powered by the sails to ironclads powered by steam and then steel ships run on sophisticated turbines.

This is a compelling story of how livelihoods depended on Earles adapted to a changing market.


Event Times

Monday 13 September: 10:00

Booking Details

No booking required

Access

Stairs only access to 1st floor

COVID-19 Considerations

This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival.

LIVE TALK TO BE HELD AT WRECKING BALL ARTS CENTRE

15 WHITEFRIARGATE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, HU1 2ER