WIDGEON was built in 1937 and worked for Grand Union Canal Carrying Company, then transferred to British Waterways in 1947. • Purchased by Willow Wren Canal Carrying Company in 1962. • Renamed Widgeon and entered their fleet in early 1963. • Powered by Lister HA2, which is believed to be the engine installed by Willow Wren. Originally powered by a National 2DM. • Worked up till the end of regular carrying in 1970. • Worked for Union Canal Carriers in Braunston as a camping boat throughout the 1970s. • Transferred to private ownership in the early 1980s
Built by W J Yarwood of Northwich
Sold to Union Canal Carriers, Braunston as a camping boat
Sold into private ownership
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