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

Built WJ Yarwood & Sons Ltd, Northwich (Yard No 922)

8/4/1960 Launched

7/1960 Delivered to British Transport Waterways, NW Division Carrying Fleet

19/7/1960 Registered Northwich No 118

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

1967 Hired to Anderton Canal Carrying Co Ltd, Northwich

c1971 Transferred to maintenance fleet, northern Trent & Mersey and Shropshire Union area

c1990 Hired to Union Canal Carriers Ltd, Braunston, used as camping boat

1997 Returned to BWB and restored to exhibition standard by British Waterways staff as part of the BW Heritage Fleet

2011 Leased, later sold, to Etruria Boat Group volunteers, based at Etruria Industrial Museum

2022 Sold to private owners, trading as Chamberlain Carrying Co


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