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17/4/1912       Planned as steamer, but completed as the first FMC motor boat

2/1930            Engine changed to 15hp BM-type Bolinder at Saltley Yard

30/7/1949       Purchased by BTC (D&IWE), SE Division fleet, fleet no 224

c1952              Sold to private ownership, used as a tug in Birmingham area

1954                Converted to 40-seat passenger boat at Isleworth, River Thames, trading as Linda Cruises, operating initially from Foxton (1956), then Wootton Wawen (1963), and finally Cosgrove (1965), with Lister HR2 engine fitted in the 1970s

3/1996             Sold and continued as passenger boat at Cosgrove, now trading as Linda Cruising Co

Out of use since at 2001, the boat has been undergoing a protracted restoration since 2016

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