Certificate no 2817
Status Registered


Function Cargo Vessel
Subfunction Narrow Boat
Location Llangollen Canal
Vessel type Butty
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Yarwood, W J & Sons Ltd, Northwich
Built in 1960
Hull material Steel
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Towed
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
70.58 feet (21.51 m)
Breadth: Beam
6.83 feet (2.08 m)
3.00 feet (0.91 m)
Tonnage: Gross



JELLICOE was built in 1960 in Northwich for use as a carrying narrow boat, paired with motor MOUNTBATTEN. She is believed to be one of  the four last narrow boats commisioned by the BTC but used for carrying by Anderton Canal Carrying Co. When the carrying trade ceased, she was used for maintenance purposes by British Waterways. Her future looked bleak prior to being bought by private owner for commercial use, paired with MOUNTBATTEN as a diesel/coal-carrying vessel. She was sold privately in 1990s and once again paired with MOUNTBATTEN.

Key dates

  • 1960

    Built by W J Yarwood

  • 1960

    Commissioned for BTC and later sold to Anderton Canal Carrying Co. for use as a commercial canal carrying vessel

  • 1990

    Sold into private ownership

  • 2014

    New owners

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