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ENTERPRISE (b)

ENTERPRISE as a motor at Brent Meadow Wharf

(Source unrecorded)

Craft

FleetNo

Built at

Hull

Cost

Type

ENTERPRISE (b)

 

 

Wood

 

Carrying NB

Owners

Address

Source for

First Date

John Griffiths

Bedworth

Application

17.9.1910

Steamer Registrations

Owner

Place

PH No

As

Date Inspected

Date Registered

John Griffiths

Coventry

362

Narrowboat steamer

19.9.1910

20.9.1910

Steamer Gaugings

Owner

Place

Gauging Number

Notes

Date

 

 

 

 

 

Boiler

 

 

Engine

 

 

Maintenance

 

 

Steamer History

Date

Registered for “general merchandise”

20.10.1910

Conversion to motor

At

Cost

Engine

Cost

Date

 

 

 

 

Pre 11.2.1914

Owners

Address

Source for

First Date

John Griffiths

Warwickshire Canal Carrying Co

Erewash Canal Carrying Co

Warwickshire Carrying Co Ltd

Bedworth

Nuneaton (took over J Griffiths when he went bankrupt)

Leicester

Charity Dock Bedworth

 

Registration

 

Registration

Registration

 

13.9.1938

 

8.4.1942

20.8.1945

Motor Registrations

Owner

Place

PH No

As

Date Inspected

Date Registered

Warwickshire Carrying Co

Erewash Carrying Co

Warwickshire Carrying Co

Coventry

Coventry

Coventry

362

362

362

Motor

Motor

Motor

 

19.9.1938

8.4.1942

20.8.1945

Motor Gaugings

Owner

Place

Gauging Number

Notes

Date

John Griffiths

John Griffiths

 

 

 

 

John Griffiths

John Griffiths

GJC

GJC

GJC

GJC

GJC

GJC

OC

OC

OC

11783

11783

11783

11783

11783

11783

5571

5644

5644

71.1 x 7.0 As motor 33 tons

Deduct 8 cwt

Deduct 23 cwt

Deduct 41 cwt

Deduct 43 cwt

Deduct 27 cwt

As motor

71.1 x 7.0 As motor 34 tons

Deduct 22 cwt

11.2.1914

20.9.1922

24.10.1924

14.2.1927

6.7.1934

14.5.1943

19.3.1925

18.7.1935

25.6.1940

Maintenance

 

 

Motor History

Date

Inspected in Coventry CIJ as “motor boat”

Passed Brentford Toll  24t 14c

Passed Brentford Toll 23t 2c

Passed Brentford Toll 23t 18c

Passed Brentford Toll 19t 17c

Inspected in Coventry CIJ 31.8.1915, 23.11.1915, 19.8.1917, 4.3.1918, 21.3.1918, 30.5.1918, 4.6.1918,

25.6.1918, 3.10.1918,9.10.1919, 24.11.1919, 4.11.1921, 25.1.1922, 16.5.1922, 14.7.1922, 23.8.1922, 5.9.1922, 4.10.1922 and 20.3.1923

Passed Brentford Toll 30.9.1915 (22t 19c),  14.3.1916 (24t 3c), 28.4.1916 (23t.13c),3.5.1916 (24t 1c with Rival), 25.6.1916, 14.7.1916 (21t 18c Capt Taylor),  2.8.1916(with Rival), 5.8.1916 (23t 16c), 7.9.1916 (CaptTaylor), 31.10.1917 (21t 11c Grain), 3.7.1918 (with Rival 53t 14c), 22.7.1918 (with Rival 40t 14c), 9.8.1918 (Capt Taylor with Rival 53t), 13.12.1921(with  Rival 47t 5c), 29.4.1922 (with Rival), 23.8.1923 (with Rival), 1.11.1923, 21.11.1923, 18.12.1923, 4.1.1923 (all with Rival), 27.7.1926 (Avon),  13.8.1926(Avon), 31.10.1927(Tyne),   18.5.1928, 16.7.1928, 3.8.1928, 10.8.1928, 18.8.1928, 20.9.1928, 30.10.1928, , 14.11.1928 and 3.12.1928

 Permit 1345 GUCCC 50 tons coal with HARRIETT

Seen at Berkhamstead with butties  RIVAL and once with HARRIET (AB)

Ban TR 2738 WCC J Griffiths Griff/Oxford 51.5t Coal Butty 11782

Ban TR 4236 WCC J Griffiths Griff/Oxford 51.5t Coal Butty 11782

Ban TR 4889 WCC J Griffiths Griff/Oxford 51t coal Butty 11782

Ban TR 5266 WCC J Griffiths Griff/Oxford 52.15t coal Butty 11782

Ban TR 5312 WCC J Griffiths Griff/Oxford 50.10 coal Butty 11782

Ban TR 8469 WCC J Griffiths Griff/Aynho 48.10t coal Butty 11782

Ban TR 1246 Oxford CC (?) J Griffiths Griff/Oxford Butty 11782

Letter GUCC/Veater.ENTERPRISE & RIVAL laid up since 19.1.43 due to steerer Griffith’s child having pneumonia. Loading gravel today for Kilworth and will leave this afternoon

Centre cabin added for crew 6’ x 15’ x 6’6’’ (Coventry 362)

Later seen as hotel boat (A Dunkley)

Owned by Mr Jones, sank at mooring, (AB)

9.3.1915

22.3.1915

13.4.1915

5.5.1915

15.6.1915

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.8.1937

1936/9

1.7.1939

19.12.1939

25.4.1940

4.6.1940

29.6.1940

30.1.1941

2.10.1941

 

 

28.1.1943

15.8.1947

26.3.1961