MALVERN is a narrow boat butty built in 1928 by W Harris of Netherton for Fellows Morton & Clayton. At the time of her build she was an iron composite fore cabined horse boat. She was paired with motor DOLPHIN. In November 1942 MALVERN was sold to Samuel Barlow Coal Co. Ltd. She was later sold to a coal contractor, and then passed on to M.E.Braine, coming from Saltley basin. In 1962 she was sold to Shropshire Union Cruises at Norbury and disused until 1965 when she was sold into private ownership. It was then, it is believed, that she was converted to motor, In 1985 she had a full length cabin conversion and remains in use as a houseboat.
Built by W Harris of Netherton
sold to Samuel Barlow Coal Co. Ltd
sold to Shropshire Union Cruises
sold into private ownership
Full length cabin conversion for use as a houseboat
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