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1905                Iron composite horse boat

7/4/1937          Converted to motor boat by W J Yarwood & Sons Ltd, Northwich (part of Yard No 592), with Bolinder 9hp BM type engine

                        Fleet No 339, but later reverted to 40 (to avoid duplication of numbers)

18/6/1937        Registered at Birmingham No 1607

25/2/1938        Gauged BCN No 2008

1/1/1949          Purchased by BTC (D&IWE), NW Division fleet

1/10/1953        Passed to BTC (BTW)

1/1/1963          Passed to BWB

by 1965           Transferred to maintenance fleet

1973                Sold to M E Braine (Boatbuilders), Norton Canes and converted to 46-seat passenger trip boat, Lister ST3 engine fitted

1974                Sold to Lea Valley Narrowboat Co, Ware

1984-1991       Subsequently owned by various trip boat operators

c1991              Sold to Jason’s Trip, London

c2010              Sold to private ownership and completely restored to cargo carrying condition

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