Registration number 2633
Status Registered


Function Cargo Vessel
Subfunction Barge
Location Alvecote
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No


Builder Harland & Wolff Ltd, Woolwich
Built in 1936
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
71.50 feet (21.79m)
Breadth: Beam
7.00 feet (2.13m)
2.89 feet (0.88m)


BIRMINGHAM is a narrow boat of steel riveted construction with a Lister HB2 diesel engine. Built for the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company and first registered at Rickmansworth, the vessel is now in private use and is in original condition.

Key dates

  • 1936 Built by Harland & Wolff, Woolwich

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