Certificate no 1807
Status Registered
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Details

Function Cargo Vessel
Subfunction Barge
Location Morcombe
Current use None
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes

Construction

Builder Unknown
Built in 1920
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Towed
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None

Dimensions

Breadth: Beam
6.98 feet (2.13 m)
Length: Overall
70.95 feet (21.64 m)
Tonnage: Gross
0.00
Air Draft
To be confirmed

History

No. 39 is a narrowboat or day boat, constructed circa 1920 by an unknown builder. Her hull is carvel built of pitch pine with oak frames and planking fastened with clenched and roved iron nails. She has a pointed bow with a plumb straight stem and a pointed stern. She was built to be towed and thus has no engine. She was owned by Stewarts & Lloyds and worked carrying steel between Bilston and Halesowen on the Birmingham Canal Navigation. After service, she moved to Ellesmere Port and, in 2007, was seen resting on the bottom, filling with water and in poor and deteriorating condition.

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