Sailing through traffic to big exhibition 9th June 1967
The 30 ton motor fishing vessel "Lundy Gull" pictured at Isleworth (Middlesex) near the end of its three day journey by sea, river and road from Appledore, for display at the World Fishing Exhibition, which opened at Olympia on June 1st. The biggest craft on show, "Lundy Gull" was built at the shipyards of Appledore Shipbuilders Ltd a member of the Court Line Group.
Appledore Shipbuilders Ltd have already received inquiries from the governments of Trinidad, Guyana, Nigeria and the Solomon Islands about their new Lundy Class vessels. Mr Jim Venus, managing director of Appledore Shipbuilders, said "We have recently been out to Trinidad to study the problems of their fishing industry.