Built in 1921 by Anderton Company, SWEDEN is a narrow boat of timber construction with a Ruston & Hornsby 2VSHM diesel engine. The boat was owned and worked by the Anderton Company, carrying pottery materials until 1948, when she was sold to Henry Seddon and Sons. She joined their small fleet of boats carrying salt from their works in Middlewich to barges on the River Weaver and to Manchester. Seddons sold all 11of their boats in 1960, since when SWEDEN has been converted, de-converted again, altered to a pleasure boat, a trip boat and then a working boat again. She is at present a private leisure craft based at Shardlow, Derbyshire.
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