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Originally paired with motor No 11 Arcas 

1/1/1948          Passed to BTC (D&IWE), SE Division fleet, Fleet No 226

1/10/1953        Passed to BTC (BTW)

1959                Chopped in two and converted to two 40ft Water Class hire cruisers at Stanley Ferry:

                        Bow section named WATER IRIS

                        Stern section named WATER VIOLET

1/1/1963          Passed to BWB, then sold to private owners probably mid to late 1960s

                        WATER IRIS (bow section) was stored on a farm in Kent for many years but in 2016 was taken to Brinklow Boat Services to be rebuilt (but retaining its hire cruiser form)

                        WATER VIOLET (stern section) was renamed SHEARWATER, and also remains in its hire cruiser form but with a steel cabin.


NB Click on the i, top left, for photo details.