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All steel welded butty boat 70’0” x 6’10”

Built WJ Yarwood & Sons Ltd, Northwich (Yard No 924)

21/12/1959 Launched

2/1960 Delivered to British Transport Waterways, NW Division Carrying Fleet

2/2/1960 Registered Northwich No 116

1964 Hired to Willow Wren Canal Transport Services Ltd (NW Division)

1967 Hired to Anderton Canal Carrying Co Ltd, Northwich

By 1974 Hired to Jack Tolley, Anderton, for use as houseboat

? Transferred to maintenance fleet, northern Trent & Mersey and Shropshire Union area

11/1992 Sold to private ownership, usually operated horse-drawn

2001 Sold to Ivor & Mel Batchelor, restored, including replica cabin, by Braunston Boat Services Ltd and owners, and subsequently trading as a shop (paired with MOUNTBATTEN as fuel boat) under owners’ own names

2014 Sold to J&H Wardman, trading as ACCCo.

2019 Sold to private owners, trading as Chamberlain Carrying Co


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