Certificate no 301
Status Registered


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


Builder Harland & Wolff Ltd, Woolwich
Built in 1935
Hull material Iron
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Towed
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
71.97 feet (21.95 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed



HYADES is a small woolwich butty built in 1935 for the grand union canal co. it has iron sides and wooden bottom with timber cabin, built originally by Harland and Wolff , it is a star class boat and will remain composite as originally consructed


Hamer, Geoffrey, Trip Out 1995/6 - A Guide to the Passenger Boat Services of the British Isles, G P Hamer, 1995

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