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Photos of other boats

A. Wanders ALBERT ex GUCC 

Severn and Canals' ASH from the stern 

and the bow

Mersey Weavers AVON in dry dock

and towing CLARA away from Keays yard past Birchills junction.

Severn and Canals BEECH when owned by Chas Ballinger

BRIDE ex LMS

BRIDGET ex C.Ballinger

CYPRUS and CEDAR

CYPRUS with conversion 2008 (J.Payler)

DANE in early leisure use.

DOVE ex Thos Clayton

ELIZABETH poss ex FMC day boat (J.Payler)

FRIENDSHIP 

GIFFORD ex Thos Clayton

HAZEL ex Barlows

HEATHER BELL

 LNER JOEL

JORDAN showing typical Thos Clayton fore cabin

MAY ex LMS

OLIVE no other details were sent in with the picture any help gratefully received. Could be the ex LMS boat.

By the time this photo was taken SEDDON's fleet had ceased carrying but were used as storage within the confines of the works.

A.Wanders RAY ex HEBE GUCC

RIBBLE fully loaded

RILL ex LMS

A Harvey Taylor's ROGER restored and run by the Rickmansworth trust

Six examples of Cowburn & Cowpar's motor boat fleet 

SKYLARK, STARLING, STORK,  SWAN, SWALLOW and SEAGULL respectively

SEVERN

STOUR 2006

TWEED fully loaded and in the same position as RIBBLE above.

TIBER ex Thos Clayton the paintwork may be a little scuffed and in need of TLC but the brass work gleams even in a sepia photo.

 

USK following an arson attack October 07

Willow Wren WARBLER also ex GUCC see lists for details

WORCESTER

SHARPNESS - the above two boats are sisters and were used to tow horse drawn boats through the tunnels on the Worcester and Birmingham canal.

 

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