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Made in Hull: The last compass maker

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Meet Brian Walker – he’s been making ship compasses at B. Cooke & Son Ltd in Hull's Old Town for 49 years.

He’s thought to be one of the last people in the world to still make and assemble these devices by hand.

As part of Hull 2017’s Made in Hull season, KCOM Culture stopped by B. Cooke & Son Ltd, on Market Place, to talk to Brian about his unusual job and fascinating career.

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