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1898                Iron composite steamer

7/4/1917          Converted to motor boat, with Bolinder 15hp E type engine, at Saltley Dock

                        Birmingham registration was cancelled in 12/1919 but does not appear to have been re-registered and original registration continued to be used

27/8/1925        Gauged BCN No 1079

1/12/1926        Gauged GJC No 12158

12/1932           Engine changed to 15hp Bolinder BM type at Uxbridge Dock 

4/1948             Sold to Thomas Clayton (Oldbury) Ltd and converted to oil boat, but may not have been used, although BCN gauge sheet records ownership change

1952                Sold to Ernest Thomas, Walsall, renamed EMPRESS, Fleet No 2

                       Gauged BCN No 2353

c1966              Sold to M E Braine (Boatbuilders), Norton Canes

1967                Sold to private ownership, restored and steamer-length cabin fitted, retained EMPRESS as name

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