Redshank

Narrow Boat built 1936 by Yarwood, W J & Sons Ltd, Northwich

Designated ensign Designated house flag

332

Registered


Cargo Vessel

Barge


Narrow Boat

Bristol


Commercial use

Commercial trade


Yes

No


22/05/1996

07/04/2009


Web site

www.bristolpacket.co.uk

Propulsion

Engine

Diesel


None

None


Dimensions

To be confirmed

6.10 feet (1.86 metres)


72.00 feet (21.96 metres)

3.90 feet (1.19 metres)


0.00


History

Built in 1936 by W J Yarwood, Northwich, REDSHANK is a narrow boat converted for passenger use with a capacity for 54 passengers. She is based in Wapping Dock, Bristol and undertakes pleasure cruises in the Bristol area with occasional trips to Bath and the Avon Gorge during the summer months. She also runs charter trips.

Previous names

  1. Reading

Bibliography

  1. 1995 Trip Out 1995/6 - A Guide to the Passenger Boat Services of the British Isles - Hamer, Geoffrey
If you are the owner of the vessel and would like to provide more details or updated information please contact info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

thole pin:

a single pin or one of a pair rising vertically from the sheer and acting in a variety of ways to provide a fulcrum for the oar