Certificate no 3489
Status Registered


Function Cargo Vessel
Subfunction Narrow Boat
Location Alvecote
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Bantock, Thomas & Co, Wolverhampton
Built in 1860
Hull material Iron
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
70.50 feet (21.49 m)
Breadth: Beam
6.92 feet (2.11 m)
3.25 feet (0.99 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


ST. TUDNO is a narrowboat of iron construction with a Lister JP2 diesel engine. She was built by Thomas Bantock at Wolverhampton in 1860. The vessel is believed to be one of the first of the Bantocks built and still in existence, having very prominent Knee's in the hull which held the Elm Planks and Bottom originally before she sank a few times. Acquired by the present owner as a sunken vessel in August 2012

Key dates

  • 1860

    Built by Thomas Bantock

  • 2014

    Conservation works begun by current owner 

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