Maritime History North: Spring 2024 Conference

February 2024

Fishing –The Men (and Women) and The Boats

Maritime History North are back in Hull this March for what promises to be a fascinating day focussing on the important and dangerous business of Fishing. From the early days of the last century to the current time, developments and drama and the impact of this often-overlooked industry, locally, nationally and globally.

Tuesday 26th March 2024

The Nordic House / Danish Church, 104 Osborne Street, Hull HU1 2PN

Join us from 1000 for tea/coffee and registration

  • 1030 – Welcome – Alison A Telfer RD
  • Fishermen, Fishing Vessels and the Great War at Sea- Dr Robb Robinson
  • The Headscarf Revolutionaries – Ian Cuthbert and Cllr Tracey Henry
  • Lunch
  • The Legal After Effects of the Headscarf Revolution- Andrew Oliver LLB
  • Why Fishing Matters – Captain David Carter MNM

Ticket prices (including Conference Fee, tea/coffee and buffet lunch) are as follows:

Students (upon production of proof of full time education) , £25
Full members of Maritime History North and the Society for Nautical Research. £25
All other applicants £30
Tickets are obtainable either electronically (email) or traditionally (snail mail).

Please email  (Lt Cdr Alison Telfer RD) at with your name (including rank and post
nominals, if applicable), details of your discount-enabling affiliation (if applicable) and confirmation of electronic payment.

Payment should be made to:
Account name: Maritime History North
Sort code: 40-46-21
Account number: 21484400
Reference: Fish24 / [your surname]
Upon receipt of these, your ticket, welcome letter and joining instructions will be e-mailed to you.


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