Certificate no 348
Status Registered


Function Cargo Vessel
Subfunction Barge
Location Unknown
Vessel type Tanker
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Hill, Charles & Sons, Bristol
Built in 1935
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Unknown
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
87.93 feet (26.82 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
5.00 feet (1.52 m)
Breadth: Beam
19.00 feet (5.79 m)



Built in 1935 by Charles Hill & Sons at the Albion shipyards in Bristol, SEVERN TRAVELLER was originally a tanker ferrying oil and other goods up and down the river Severn. In 1957 she was converted to a passenger vessel with the capacity for 180 passengers. Under new ownership she is undergoing conservation and will be converted to a houseboat.&nbsp


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

Key dates

  • 1935

    Vesseul built, originally to ferry oil and other goods up and down the river Severn

  • 1957

    Converted to a passanger vessel

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