Previous names

  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Devon Belle
Certificate no 312
Status Registered


Function Passenger Vessel
Location Boston
Vessel type Pleasure Cruiser
Current use Private use
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions Yes
Info required No


Builder Johnson & Jago, Leigh on Sea, Essex
Built in 1949
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
16.50 feet (5.03 m)
3.60 feet (1.10 m)
Length: Overall
50.95 feet (15.54 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed



Built in 1949, BOSTON BELLE is a passenger vessel with a capacity for 100 passengers. Based at Boston, Lincolnshire, she cruises in the harbour and dockyard and operates charter trips on the River Tamar to Calstock, Morwellham and Weir Head.


BOSTON BELLE was originally at Rhyl. She later ran from Westminster, Dartmouth, Plymouth and then Boston, Lincolnshire where she has been since 2002. 


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

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