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MV2 (Dart)

One of four boats sold by Severn & Canal (MV2, Dee/MV6, Bath/MV7, Aldersley/MV8) to Thomas Clayton of Oldbury in 1948 (renamed Dart, Don, Dane, Dove)

1928 - built by Anderton Company, Stoke on Trent, for Severn & Canal Carrying Co of Gloucester as Motor No 2.

1948 - purchased by Thomas Clayton (Oldbury) Ltd, fleet No16.

1968 - Shortened to 58' by M E Braine, Norton Caines with replica bow and converted to a pleasure boat

2006 - Engine:  Gardner 4LK.

2013 - Rebottomed, bow totally rebuilt again plus other plank replacement at Bates' Boatyard, Puttenham in 2013, see for further information.