Certificate no 1806
Status Registered


Function Cargo Vessel
Subfunction Barge
Location Morcombe
Current use Ongoing conservation
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Unknown
Built in 1945
Hull material Iron
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Towed
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
6.98 feet (2.13 m)
Length: Overall
71.97 feet (21.95 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


PHOEBE is a narrowboat or dayboat, built for the Birmingham Canal Navigations. Her hull is made from riveted wrought iron plates and she has a pointed bow with a raked curved stem and a pointed stern. She carried hot, cropped tube ends and was known as a 'hotholer'. She is currently in poor condition, being badly corroded and damaged.

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