BADSEY is a narrow boat of the Large Woolwich class built by Harland & Wolff in 1936. She is a vessel of welded steel construction and has retained her original engine in working condition.
For the duration of the Second World War she delivered Guinness from London to Birmingham. Her outward appearance is generally as original and she is painted in GUCCCo wartime austerity livery
BADSEY had her bottom replaced and was fully restored in 2004. She operates as a museum at Badseys Wharf, Hillmorton, Rugby.
Built by Harland & Wolff at Woolwich
Operated on London to Birmingham run for the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company throughout Second World War
Fully restored and bottom replaced
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