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1926                Iron composite motor boat

1/1/1949          Purchased by BTC (D&IWE), SE Division fleet, Fleet No 214

1/10/1953        Passed to BTC (BTW)

1958                Transferred to maintenance fleet, fitted with Lister FR3 engine

7/1962             Sold to Inland Waterways Holiday Cruises Ltd, Preston Brook, initially intended to be used for cargo carrying

Winter 1962/3 Converted to hotel boat and renamed JUPITER (to work with butty SATURN), refitted with Bolinder engine, later replaced with the present Lister HB2

1988                Sold but continued to trade as a single hotel boat in the IWHC name

1989                Sold to private ownership, name reverted to HAWK

1992/3             Rebottomed in steel and new traditional style pleasure boat cabin fitted by Les Allen, Oldbury

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