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Peggy return to cost 'north of £5 million'

18th century boat removed from Nautical Museum in 2015

Moving an 18th century schooner back to the Nautical Museum in Castletown is expected to cost more than £5 million.

The Peggy was removed for conservation work in 2015 after being housed in what were described as 'appalling conditions'. 

A motion is going before Tynwald tomorrow to set out a timeline for the boat's return. 

Manx National Heritage Chairman Jonathan Hall spoke to Local Democracy Reporter Chris Cave:

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