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The Hull women of Hull's triple trawler tragedy fifty years ago inin which 58 deep sea fishermen Hull women, and the protest by local women who fought for greater safety at sea. Documentary which marks the 50th anniversary of the triple trawler tragedy during January and February ofin which 58 men died.

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It was one of Britain's deadliest maritime disasters, which tore through the heart of Hull's Hessle Road fishing community. The film tells the epic Hull women of the Hull fishermen who did the most dangerous job Hull women Britain and their wives whose protest ensured such a disaster never Hull women again.

The women's campaign was one of the biggest and most successful civil action campaigns of the 20th century. Combining rare archive and emotional testimony - including that of Yvonne Blenkinsop, the last surviving leader of the women - those who lived through the tragedy and fought for change tell their incredible stories for the first time.

By the s Hull was home to the greatest deep sea fishery on earth. But to bring in such large quantities Hull's trawlermen had to take enormous risks, because the best hunting grounds were 1, miles away in the dangerous Arctic waters around Iceland.

There was little regard for the men's health and Hull women, making this by far the most dangerous job in Britain with 6, Hull men lost at sea.

For Hull's women the Hull women that their men could die at work at any time was a constant worry, made bearable only by the joy of their return. We hear tragic stories of lost loved ones that cast a shadow over family life.

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This long history of hurt formed the background to the triple trawler disaster of January and early February an event which rocked even this extraordinarily stoic community.

In JanuaryHull women trawlers headed into the Arctic in their quest for the biggest catch. By early February it became clear that three of them had sunk, first the St Hull women, then the Kingston Peridot and finally the Ross Cleveland.

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The last two were fishing in Arctic waters when they were hit by the worst storm in living memory and were obliterated by the hurricane force winds, blizzards and ferocious waves.

Altogether 58 men were drowned. Among Hull women who lost a loved one was year-old mother-of-two Denise Wilson.

She tells the story Hull women how she became the youngest widow in Hull. The man whose task was to break the news to the families was young port missionary Donald Woolley.

He reveals that despite the grief and devastation at the catastrophic loss of so many fathers, brothers and sons, there was an extraordinary Hull women of resilience amongst the young wives and mothers.

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Fuelled by years of suffering and loss, the headscarfed women rose up to protest against the dangerous working conditions. They were led by larger-than-life fishwife Lilian Bilocca.

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Her daughter Virginia remembers how she began a petition that was signed by almost everyone in Hessle Road. This was followed by mass meetings, a march on the trawler bosses' offices and dramatic attempts to stop any unsafe trawlers going to sea. Hull women

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What they all wanted was a safer fishing industry - and they were prepared to do anything to get it. Unbeknown to 'Big Lil' as she came to be known, while she was protesting, her young son Ernie was also caught up in the storm and fighting for his life. He tells the story of his nightmare ordeal. So too does trawlerman Ken Hull women, who also nearly died in the storm. His wife Jean was another headscarf protester who almost lost her husband. Yvonne Blenkinsop is the last survivor amongst the women who led the protest.

She tells how she was inspired to fight for change by the death of her own father at Hull women a few years before.

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She made passionate speeches to the women Hull women Hessle Road about the need for greater safety at sea. After preventing unsafe ships from leaving St Andrews Dock in Hull, during the first week of February three of the leaders - including Yvonne - travelled to London for top-level talks with the government.

The first to be implemented was a mother ship complete with up to date medical and radio facilities.

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The new fishermen's charter laid the foundations for safety at sea for generations to come, and was welcomed by all. But in the s Hull women Hull fishing industry fell into rapid decline with the Cod Wars and sadly the old fishing industry disappeared.

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As it went the memory of what Yvonne, Lil Bilocca and the other women had achieved also faded. When Lil died in at the age of 59 there was little fanfare. Nevertheless today, with Hull as City of Culture there is now at last new recognition for the women who led one of the most successful protest movements of the Hull women 50 years: Lil Bilocca and the 'headscarf heroes,' including the last surviving leader, the extraordinary Yvonne Blenkinsop.

This programme is not currently available on BBC iPlayer. Sun 2 Sep The protest begins Duration: Mon 5 Feb Tue 6 Feb Hull women Related Content You may also like. Similar programmes By genre: Thank you for your interest in WE Hull. Our branch is in the very early stages of development - Hull women signing up here you can get involved from the very beginning.

Hull Women's Network is part of a group of organisations in the Preston Road area of Hull that is run by women, for women. The story of Hull's triple trawler tragedy and the women's protest for safety at sea.


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