DUKE was built for carrying cargo on the Grand Union Canal origianlly paired with butty dutchess and running a kromhout M1. She was laid down in 1931 and launched two months later. She worked on the thames and inland waterways and was built for and operated by Assosiated Canal Carriers LTD. She was later sold to the Grand Union Canal Canal Company (GUCCC) and used as a maintance boat.
She was later sold into private ownership and re purposed as a educational cinema boat visiting various locations and schools for many years before been sold again and coverted in the 1990s to a live aboard.
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Built in 1931 by Yarwood, WJ & Sons Ltd, Northwich
Converted to a houseboat
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