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Lamprey photos 15 January 2021  
Otley photos 15 January 2021          
HNBC Committee 13 January 2021 This supplementary meeting will be held by Zoom video conference.
Mercia photos 9 January 2021 6m
Audlem Gathering 6 January 2021 If you plan to take your historic boat to Audlem, please let them know on sales@audlemmill.co.uk and they will keep you up to date on whether it can go a
HNBC Committee 27 November 2020 The meeting will be held by Zoom video conference.
HNBC Committee 27 November 2020 The meeting will be held by Zoom video conference.
Surprise award for long serving Newsletter Editor 19 November 2020 There was a special surprise for the club's retired Editor, Val Roberts, at our virtual Annual General Meeting on Saturday 14 November 2020.
Early Spring bank holiday 12 November 2020
Late summer bank holiday 12 November 2020
Easter 12 November 2020
May Day bank holiday 12 November 2020
Queen's Platinum Jubilee holiday 12 November 2020
Empress 8 November 2020 The current EMPRESS started life in 1898 as an iron composite steamer, named EMPEROR (click to see details).
Hanley 8 November 2020 1899                Iron composite horse boat
Fox 8 November 2020 1926                Iron composite motor boat 1/1/1949          Purchased by BTC (D&IWE), SE Division fleet, Fleet No 210 1/10/1953        Passed to BTC (BTW)
Bream 3 November 2020 1933 Originally a full length motor boat built for Fellows, Morton & Clayton, it was split into two boats in 1960s and the rear 15ft  was sold by British Waterways Board to Union Canal Carriers
Bramble 3 November 2020 1934 Originally a full length motor boat built for Fellows, Morton & Clayton, shortened to 35ft tug by British Waterways Board in 1973, subsequently lengthened to 68ft in 2001.
Alder 3 November 2020 1931 Originally a full length motor boat built for Fellows, Morton & Clayton, later split into two boats.
Dot No 4 3 November 2020 1929 Originally built as horse boat APOLLO for Midlands & Coast. Sold to Ernest Thomas (Walsall) Ltd in 1946, fleet No 4, shortened to 56ft tug in 1951 and renamed DOT NO 4. 

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