Cash Advance---This system still followed on ship till now.But its funny concept where nothing like "Advance".I mean before month starting they will give us some cash if needed and that also our balance should not go in negative at month end so what we basically get is our month's salary no more than that even we are there on ship for nxt...more
First let me write down story written on wall "The gentleman in black suite has come to give Mrs.Mogg some news.He has a serious look on his face and Mrs.Mogg is sitting down which means he has probably bad news.what kind of bad news would he come to tell a Fisherman's wife??Mrs.Mogg husband Bill was skipper of the trawler Laforey which was lost...more
In this Heritage Center we can find this "Fish and Chips" shop too.Price is as always too low and statues are almost real.Last picture is cloths of those days,fashion of Grimsby.Some cloths are funny or people may laugh at us if we put it now but I am sure during those days this cloths were might have been talk of the town.more
There is bar too but not in working condition.But the setup is very good and best thing visiting this Heritage center is they have put this life size statues all over and they dont look funny at all.They all look like has life in it I hope you all share my thought too.In third picture we can see the price list of those days and ofcourse its dead...more
This ship is one of the very important ship or vessel for Grimsby Fishing Heritage center.This ship is put at ground floor for view.This ship is built during 1914 and last ship to operate from its docks.She is 46 foot long and 6 ton in weight.And surprising fact about this vessel is it has been restored by unemployed people as a part of community...more
Movie Room--This is the room where they play movie called "Deckie Learner" its ofcourse in black and white and it is produced in 1960 by Granada Television.It all about Fishing activity done by young people out at sea,its 40 minute movie I watched it half its really good.I didnt find this exact movie on internet but similar movies are available on...more
Can we think of the actual situation when working in Harsh weather condition,I doubt it.So here is our chance to imagine even though we are not put into that kind of physical work.This is one of the room where they show us situation out there at sea with some pre-recorded dialogues onboard and thats really nice to hear and see how they might have...more
Main Picture----Thats the captain of vessel.Dressed nice to impress and pipe in mouth and cleaned shaved I think thats the scene when they come on shore after a big catch otherwise at sea he might not get time for shaving for his whole stay and with no sleep at all for few days.And to get big catch all depends upon luck,few days back I was watching...more
In Main picture we can see woman quite occupied with Fish net weaving.When you walk around "ROSS TIGER" we can see Fishing Net made of yarn or some basic material and over the period of time they shifted to nylon Fishing net.Our guide during vessel's visit he showed us how to do weaving thats because his grand father might have taught him how to...more
lets talk about ADMISSION CHARGESADULT--6 pounds/child 2pounds OPENING TIMESAPRIL 1 TO OCTOBER 31Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pmWeekends and bank holiday 10am to 5pmNOVEMBER 1 TO MARCH 31Tuesday to Friday 10am to 4pmWeekends and bank holiday 10am to 4pmACCESS The Fishing Heritage Centre is accessible to wheelchair users and has an induction loop...more
When we moved around,I remember this place is on first floor.Where they have kept all navigational instruments used during olden days.Now also we use some of these tools but not alland all tools are kept nicely and explained how to use it.I think its long story to write it here.more
After visiting "ROSS TIGER" I went to visit Fishing Heritage Center.Reception is really helpful on ground floor they have coffee-shop and we can also buy souvenir shop if we want purchase anything.Walking around this Heritage Center is very easy,here guide wont be coming with us to explain things instead we have to follow foot-step painted on the...more
MAIN PICTURE-- At the end last stop is at Wheel House from where captain able to control vessel's movement.Its not like big ship where two or threee person required to do watch.Here only one person that is captain is enough to move around.And its not like new ship where its equipped with all modern gadgets.Here its all things are historic and I...more
The first picture shows the accomodation of ordinary sailors.Its just one room shared by 4-6 sailors and bed of sailor as hard as wooden plank I cant even imagine how these guys slept on it even for few hours after tiring hardwork and no luxury of attached toilet or bathroom,there is just one toilet bathroom for everybody but I dont think they take...more
This is where they store their catch and its not real person they have put some statue of life size to show actual situation.All the catch is dropped from top and brought down here in store room and all the fish staked on one each other layering ice throughout to keep them in good condion.This store room is just next to engine room of vessel apart...more
Be cautious when entering engine room,"mind your head" and "watch ur steps" Its old ship with old engine.And bring ear plug too because if guide will ask you do u want me to start engine??Actually he will not start engine but some compressor in engine room,thats the sound I like it but for visitor its may be annoying."Its museum thats the reason...more
First picture you can see cook preparing food for crew,First look at this picture is funny what we think is what he is doing,some dance or sth else but once I look closely then got know that the floor is built lil inclined to show the weather condition at sea.This vessel is there at sea for around 20 days and all the time had to face pitching and...more
Once we enter Ross Tiger for tour inside we can find this old Navigational Map and pictorial explanation how to use fishing net used during old days.They preserved it for so long its quite amazing.Once bustling town with fishing business now has only story to tell about old days its all because of some dispute over international water border.Now...more
ROSS TIGER This fishing vessel is docked beside of Fishing Heritage Center and for fees paid for Heritage Center we can visit this vessel too.I first went to this vessel and one tour guide is also arranged by Center, he/she will come along with you and explain all the detail about fishing in those old days and all the detail about that vessel.I...more
I can not bend beside his grave For he sleeps in a secret sea, And not one gentle whispering wave Will tell the place to me.But though unseen by human eyes,And mortals know it not,His Father knewth where he lies, And angel guard the spot. This statue is just in front of St.James Hotel,During my stay I found lot of teenage boys and girls sitting...more
It was fine morning and the view of St.James Cathedral was stunning.This Cathedral is just in front of St.James hotel and if you get front room in hotel then you have view of this cathedral from rooms.I did not like picture which I took late in the evening and I have put this picture where all structure look so detailed and ofcourse its age is also...more
Europa Park - Appian Way, Off Gilbey Road, Grimsby, DN31 2UT, United Kingdom
Good for: Solo
Littlecoates Rd., Grimsby, DN34 4LX, United Kingdom
Good for: Solo
53 Bargate, Grimsby, DN34 5AD, United Kingdom
Satisfaction: Very Good
Good for: Solo
Freshney place is the heart of Grimsby. It has major stores include BHS, Virgin, Index, River Island, Woolworths, Marks and Spencer, Binns, Top Shop, Primark, WH Smith and nearly a hundred other shops. Connected to Freshney place is the newer market place.
What to buy: Chicken sandwiches from the market place and sandwiches from Mark and Spencer :D (foodfoodfood)
Cleethorpes looks like a place made for tourists. It has this long beach with all kind of activities, but even without them the beach with the pier looks nice. You can walk several kilometres in the sand and enjoy the fresh ocean air. It used to have also an aquarium near the beach, but I donýt know if itýs still there, I no longer canýt find any info of it.
Unique Suggestions: Try the chips in the cool ocean air :)
The Ice House in an old ice factory since 1900. Itýs a cool thing to see nearby the water front and other fish related place. The ice was brought from Norway to cool the fish. The Ice House was closed in 1990.
League Play In
Football League Two
Black and white striped shirts.
The main thing I remember about watching Villa play against Grimsby was a Villa player getting his shirt ripped and some fighting after the game as the exit for both sets of supporters were right next to each other.
Equipment: To watch the match the only equipment you really need is a good strong voice to sing your club`s songs and encourage the team and your eyes to actually watch the game, some people do take a pair of binoculars if they sit far from the pitch.
Apart from the above the club s encourage you to buy their merchandise to enhance your matchday experience, you can buy virtually anything from hats and scarfs to the full blown replica kit, which generally is updated annually.
Grimsby has quite a good shoping centre, many of the top stores are also here.
A pleasant day can be made of the trip in the centre and in the surrounding streets full of shops. Coupled to this is a two minute walk through to the award winning Heritage centre its open seasonally but will really open your eyes as to how your fish was trawled for in times gone by.
Fondest memory: Home is where your from its your begining and your end, its where your most happiest.
I know of many places far better than Grimsby and far Worse as well but Grimsby is my home and I'm proud to be a Grimberian.
I miss the fish and chips, they dont come much fresher.