HMT Empire Windrush
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Up to £1 million in funding has been earmarked by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government for a “lasting, fitting tribute”.
The ship made its final voyage in 1954 and currently lies nearly 3000 metres below the Mediterranean sea.
Today marks 70 years since the first of the ‘Windrush Generation’ arrived in the UK when 500 people stepped off the Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks.
'It is a little bittersweet.'
He flags a 2014 report that warned this was happening.