Generous donors complete funding for the Mary Rose Museum

The final UK£35,000 needed to complete the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth, England's Historic Dockyard has been raised thanks to a plea by the Mary Rose Trust. Museum officials are "putting the finishing touches" on the museum's interior, including filling cases with artifacts receoved from Henry VIII's flagship. (photo)

"Robert Lapraik, the deputy chief executive of the Mary Rose Trust, said: ‘More than 150 people put their hands into their pockets and donated and we want to say a great thanks to them." The museum is scheduled to be completed for the 30th anniversary of raising the ship.