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Happy 21st Birthday to Us!

Posted on 9/09/16 by The Matthew

Happy 21st Birthday to us! 

On Saturday the 9th of September the modern Matthew of was officially named and launched on the 9th of September 1995, by Lady Wills on behalf of our patron, the Duke of Edinburgh.

After the ceremony the Matthew conducted a quick tour of the harbour before returning back to Redcliffe Wharf to be completed for her sea trials  her iconic trans-Atlantic voyage in May 1997 to Newfoundland - the voyage to mark the 500th anniversary of Cabot 's original journey.

Time for a bottle of bubbly we think!

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