Diamond Jubilee Hereford Bull 'trow' sets sail in city

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image captionA cargo barge which was built to take part in the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations has been launched on the River Wye.
image captionThe Wye Trow, which represented Herefordshire at the pageant, is named the Hereford Bull.
image captionThe 39ft (11.8m) long boat was rowed by a squad on the River Thames in June 2012, as part of a 1,000-strong flotilla.
image captionThe trow is based on the design of a barge that carried cargo along the river for centuries.
image captionIt is hoped the trow will become a permanent attraction in Hereford, with a city centre jetty planned for it.
image captionThe trow travelled about a mile (1.6km) up and down the river on its first trip in Hereford.
image captionThe Lord Lieutenant of Herefordshire was among those invited to take part in the boat's inaugural trip in the city.
image captionAndrew Wynn, from the Trow Team, which led the project, said: ""It will be a visual attraction in the city centre".

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