Certificate no 3499
Status Registered


Function Cargo Vessel
Subfunction Barge
Location Knottingley
Vessel type Aire & Calder Barge
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Dunston, Richard, Thorne
Built in 1956
Hull material Iron
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
85.00 feet (25.91 m)
Breadth: Beam
17.50 feet (5.33 m)
4.00 feet (1.22 m)
Air Draft
12.00 feet (3.66 m)
Tonnage: Gross



NUMBER 3 is a barge built by Richard Dunston of Thorne in 1956 and is a vessel of steel construction with a Volvo Penta TAMD 120A diesel engine. Was used to carry coal on the Aire and Calder navigation for Hargreaves and used to carry coal to Ferrybridge power station.

The vessel is currently being converted for use as a live aboard house boat.

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Key dates

  • 1956

    Built by Richard Dunston of Thorne

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