Certificate no 2897
Status Registered


Function Cargo Vessel
Subfunction Narrow Boat
Location Birmingham
Vessel type Butty
Current use Commercial Activity
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Yarwood, W J & Sons Ltd, Northwich
Built in 1935
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 0
Number of masts 0
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
71.50 feet (21.79 m)
Breadth: Beam
7.08 feet (2.16 m)
Air Draft
To be confirmed
To be confirmed
Tonnage: Gross


LYRA is a narrow boat butty built by Yarwoods of Northwich  in 1935 for the Grand Union Canal Company, and later transferred to British Waterways. Between 1968 and 2015 the vessel was engaged in various trades for many owners and is now owned by Reverie Canal Trading Company.

Key dates

  • 1935

    Built by Yarwoods of Northwich

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