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Originally paired with motor no 322, Orion.

One of two (Aldebaran & Venus) prototype wooden motor boat hulls built by Harland & Wolff and fitted out by Bushell Bros, Tring. 

1943: Sold to Barlow Coal Co on 28/4/1943 and re-registered Daventry No 535 on 1/6/1943 as HALIFAX, Fleet No 106. 

1949: Renamed ANN and re-registered Daventry No 546 on 19/7/1949

1957: Fleet No changed to 55. 

1960s: sold to Canal Transport Services, Norton Canes and renamed DAVID. 

1975: Sold into private ownership, name reverted to ALDEBARAN, fitted with a new steel counter at Charity Dock in 1977. 

Late 1980s: Broken up at Bristol.