Certificate no 1644
Status Registered


Function Cargo Vessel
Subfunction Narrow Boat
Location Birmingham
Vessel type Admiral Class
Current use Commercial Activity
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Pimblott, Isaac & Co Ltd, Northwich
Built in 1959
Hull material Steel
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
6.98 feet (2.13 m)
4.00 feet (1.22 m)
Length: Overall
69.97 feet (21.34 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed



COLLINGWOOD is a small Admiral Class motor narrowboat, built by Issac Pimblott Ltd for British Transport Waterways at Northwich in 1959. She had an inboard diesel engine with 2 cylinders, 20 bhp, made in 1959. She was bought in 1965 by Birmingham & Midland Canal Carrying Co and used for carrying timber, ingots, refuse and bicycles, usually in conjunction a butty such as ACHILLES or CRATER. In 1974, she was adapted for adventure holidays. Although her interior was changed at this time to include 12 bunks, a kitchen and a toilet, she still retains her traditional covers.

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