Certificate no 2076
Status Registered
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Details

Function Cargo Vessel
Subfunction Barge
Location Goole
Vessel type Humber Keel
Current use Unknown
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes

Construction

Builder Watson, J S (Gainsborough) Ltd, Gainsborough
Built in 1937
Hull material Iron
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None

Dimensions

Breadth: Beam
17.00 feet (5.19 m)
Depth
8.00 feet (2.44 m)
Length: Overall
76.00 feet (23.18 m)
Tonnage: Gross
0.00
Air Draft
To be confirmed

History

Built in 1937, THE FLOSS is a Humber Keel of iron construction built by Watson's of Gainsborough for river and coastal trade.  During her working life she carried grain betweeen Hull and Gainsborough for Spillers Food.

An engine was installed in 1937 and THE FLOSS continued to work until 2010, after which she was converted to a liveaboard.  

We are lacking information on this particular vessel. If you have any information on this vessel past or present, please contact us.

 

Key dates

  • 1937

    Humber Keel of iron construction built by Watsons of Gainsborough

  • 1930s-1980s?

    During her working life she carried grain betweeen Hull and Gainsborough for Spillers Food

  • 2007

    Undergoing restoration to convert her to a houseboat

  • 2009

    Bottom blacked and new propellr fitted on slipway at Harkers Yard

  • 2013

    Located at Goole and work completed following dry docking at Lincoln and Hull

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