Bangor museum tells story of the naughty boys' ship

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It was known as the naughty boys' ship because it tried to turn around the lives of teenage delinquents.

The Clio trained hundreds for life in the royal or merchant navy when it was moored in the Menai Strait off Anglesey from 1877 to 1920.

Now its story is being retold at Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery, Bangor.

The exhibition on HMS Clio, a naval gunship reborn as a correction vessel, runs until 17 September.

Part-funded by local people, the Clio ran an annual camp at Llandudno for the boys.

Mr Thomas, the museum's assistant curator, appealed for artefacts from people in the area whose family might have had a connection with the correction vessel, a former naval gunship....

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