Mary Rose update: Ahoy! is sung in celebration

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SINGERS celebrated the opening of the new Mary Rose Museum with a special song dedicated to the ship.

Choir singers of all ages sang Ahoy, a song which tells the story of the rise and fall of the Mary Rose.

The performance of Ahoy at the opening of the Mary Rose Museum

The performance of Ahoy at the opening of the Mary Rose Museum

Created by young composer, Alexander L’estrange, Ahoy is a mixture of Tudor music and popular sea shanties.

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There’s extensive coverage of the new Mary Rose Museum in The News today and tomorrow

And don’t miss our special supplement The Mary Rose, on sale from Friday for just £1.50

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