Certificate no 2896
Status Registered


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


Builder Yarwood, W J & Sons Ltd, Northwich
Built in 1928
Hull material Iron
Rig None
Number of decks 0
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Towed
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
72.00 feet (21.95 m)
Breadth: Beam
7.00 feet (2.13 m)
3.50 feet (1.07 m)
Air Draft
6.00 feet (1.83 m)
Tonnage: Gross



GILBERT is a narrow boat of iron riveted construction and was built by Yarwoods of Northwich in 1928. She was built as an LMS Station Boat and was later converted into a floating shop. She is now an accommodation boat for the Gravenor Boating Company.

Key dates

  • 1928

    Built by Yarwoods of Northwich

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