Certificate no 348
Status Registered
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Details

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

Construction

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

Dimensions

Length: Overall
87.93 feet (26.82 m)
Tonnage: Gross
91.00
Air Draft
5.00 feet (1.52 m)
Breadth: Beam
19.00 feet (5.79 m)

History

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

Sources

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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