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29 August 2022View: One Easy Choice for our new PM07 April 2022News: MPs visit to Kirkella in Hull21 March 2022News: 'Stop importing £200m worth of cod and haddock from Russia' - Yorkshire Post27 July 2021News: Powerful voices back call for trade remedy against Norway29 April 2021News: UK government sinks British distant-waters fleet04 January 2021View: End of the Line for Distant-Waters Fishing?25 May 2020News: Kirkella returns to Hull after virus forces three-month double trip14 April 2020News: Use your local chippy to save our fishing fleets: Sir Barney White-Spunner10 February 2020News: It's brilliant we're taking back our waters, but UK fishermen cannot thrive in isolation13 January 2020News: UK Fisheries boss: Next six months will 'shape future for fishermen'10 December 2019News: Barney White-Spunner: The post-election six months that will shape the future for our fishermen.05 December 2019News: Fishing fleets deserve better than this if they’re not to be sunk by Brexit19 November 2019News: Clearing the fog on UK fishing09 September 2019News: No-deal Brexit could severely damage UK Fisheries' work in Hull warns industry boss07 September 2019News: UK Fisheries boss warns of 'devastating' impact of no-deal Brexit03 September 2019News: Peterhead welcomes largest white fish visitor to-date31 August 2019News: Giant trawler breaks harbour record in north-east town16 August 2019News: Listen to Jane Sandell, UK Fisheries CEO, on the BBC Today programme, talk about fisheries and Brexit26 July 2019News: Letter to The Times: Cabinet carnage, fishing rights and free ports07 June 2019News: Fish & Chips proudly remains our national dish23 May 2019News: Kirkella - New Hull factory freezer trawler15 February 2019View: Keeping our fish & chips British


The Kirkella Naming celebration lunch at the Cutty Sark Museum
The Fish Fryers free fish & chip event at Cutty Sark Gardens for 2,500 locals
The City of Hull Brass Band at Cutty Sark Gardens
Sir Barney White-Spunner, Chairman of the Advisory Board, UK Fisheries, at the Kirkella Naming celebration dinner at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
Kirkella sailing upstream through Tower Bridge
Kirkella sailing downstream through Tower Bridge
HRH The Princess Royal with Graham Barney, Factory Manager, Kirkella
HRH The Princess Royal with Charlie Waddy, First Mate, on the bridge of Kirkella
HRH The Princess Royal unveiling a model of Kirkella presented by UK Fisheries to the National Maritime Museum
HRH The Princess Royal Naming Kirkella at Greenwich
HRH The Princess Royal meeting Stig Maersk, Musical Director, and players in the City of Hull Brass Band
HRH The Princess Royal making her address at the Kirkella Naming Ceremony in Greenwich
2,500 local people in Greenwich enjoying free Kirkella-caught cod & chips
HRH The Princess Royal naming Kirkella at Greenwich
Kirkella arriving in London in preparation for her official naming ceremony at Greenwich
Kirkella poster


Kirkella Port 2
Kirkella Bow 2
Kirkella Birdseye 2
Kirkella Naming Ceremony and VIP Reception
Kirkella lunch party at Cutty Sark Museum
Kirkella Great British Fish & Chips event at Greenwich
Kirkella BBC News
Kirkella passing through Tower Bridge
HRH The Princess Royal naming Kirkella at Greenwich
Kirkella cutaway animation
Sir Barney White-Spunner, UK Fisheries Ltd, Interview
Jane Sandell, CEO UK Fisheries Ltd, Interview
Kirkella General Tour
Kirkella Factory Tour


Great British Fish infographic

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