Built in 1932 by Yarwoods of Northwich for Fellows Morton & Clayton, a narrowboat, converted to an icebreaker/tug in 1961. Prior to conversion BREAM was a very fast single motor with an extended hold. The conversion consisted of removal of the hold and fore end and the riveting on of a section of an LMS day boat.
BREAM is one of the few survivors of boats that were specially created from earlier boats at a time when costs of new craft were prohibitive. Most other short craft created at that time, including the hold and fore end from BREAM have subsequently been converted back to become full length replicas of the original craft.
Vessel took part in the Avenue of Sail, Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant on 3 June 2012
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