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30/7/1949       Purchased by BTC (D&IWE), NW Division fleet

10/1949          Commissioned after fitting out at former FMC Saltley Dock, Birmingham

16/11/1934     Registered at Birmingham No 1635

                       Not gauged for BCN of GJC

1/10/1953       Passed to BTC (BTW)

1956               Lister FR2M engine fitted

3/10/1958       Re-Registered at Northwich No 84

1/1/1963         Passed to BWB

1964-1967       Hired to Willow Wren Canal Transport Services Ltd (NW Division)

1968-1970       Hired to Anderton Canal Carrying Co

                       Continued to be lived on by Charlie Atkins at Preston Brook after carrying trade ceased until shortly before he died in 1981

1981                Leased to Boat Museum, Ellesmere Port

1993                Donated to Boat Museum, Ellesmere Port (later to become National Waterways Museum)

Still (2021) maintained in carrying condition at National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port