Certificate no 2488
Status Registered


Function Cargo Vessel
Subfunction Narrow Boat
Location Dudley
Vessel type Joey
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Hickman, Alfred, Bilston
Built in 1930
Hull material Iron
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Towed
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
7.00 feet (2.14 m)
3.66 feet (1.12 m)
Length: Overall
70.00 feet (21.35 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed



NO 37 is a narrow boat joey built in 1930 by Alfred Hickman of Bilston. She is a towed boat of iron plate construction. The vessel was gauged at Tipton as BCN 1570 in March 1930 and was used as a British Waterways maintenance boat in the 1970s and 1980s.

Key dates

  • 1930 Built by Alfred Hickman (part of Stewarts & Lloyds) of Spring Vale and gauged at Tipton as BCN1570
  • 1970/1980 Served as a maintenance boat for British Waterways

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