Registration number 399
Status Archived


Function Cargo Vessel
Subfunction Narrow Boat
Location Morcombe
Archive reason No longer meet criteria
Current use Museum based
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No


Builder Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Uxbridge
Built in 1946
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
6.98 feet (2.13m)
3.50 feet (1.07m)
Length: Overall
70.95 feet (21.64m)


Built in 1946 at Uxbridge, CHILTERN is a wooden narrowboat of carvel construction. Her original owners were Fellows Morton & Clayton, for whom she worked as a cargo vessel. She is now preserved out of the water at The Boat Museum, Ellesmere Port.


Brouwer, Norman J, International Register of Historic Ships, Anthony Nelson, pp143, Edition 2, 1993 
The Boat Museum, The Boat Museum

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