Previous names

  • Belle
Certificate no 177
Status Registered


Function Passenger Vessel
Subfunction Excursion
Location Bristol
Vessel type Excursion
Current use Commercial Activity
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions Yes
Info required No


Builder Unknown
Built in 1922
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Unknown
Primary engine type Unknown
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
45.00 feet (13.73 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


ELIZABETH was built in 1922 and first named BELLE. She is a passenger launch with the capacity to carry 40 passengers. In the past, she has cruised on the River Ouse in Yorkshire to Acaster Malbis but now is based in Bristol where she runs a ferry service between the city centre, ss GREAT BRITAIN and Temple Meads station.


Hamer, Geoffrey, Trip Out 1995/6 - A Guide to the Passenger Boat Services of the British Isles, G P Hamer, 1995
Hamer, Geoffrey, Trip Out 2005/6 - A guide to the passenger boat services of the British Isles, G P Hamer, 2005

Key dates

  • 1922

    Built as a Passenger Vessel

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