Source Reg No Place Name Reason D Owner Master Route Traffic Propulsion No of Cabins Aft Dims. H L (Fore Dims)W Cubic Allow Date of App Date of Insp Max Persons Notes
Bhm Reg 1157 Birmingham ADMIRAL (1) new 29.9.1905 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham M Gould London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 1 8 1 6 0 246.6 197.3 31.8.1905 31.8.1905 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1539 Birmingham ADMIRAL (2) to motor 15.4.1932 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham John Green London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 4 8 5 5 9 258.1 206.6 14.3.1932 14.3.1932 3 persons 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
Dav Reg 524 Daventry ADMIRAL (3) CoO 2.6.1942 Samuel Barlow Coal Co Exchange Buildings, Birmingham 2 Alfred Buckley, Canalside Marsworth Grand Union and Oxford Canals General Goods Motor boat narrow 1 aft 5 3 8 0 5 9 241 193 21.5.1942 21.5.1942 Generally reconditioned and painted throughout
Cov Reg 549 Coventry ADMIRAL (4) as DIAMOND CoO 3.2.1955 Warwickshire Carrying Co, Charity Dock, Furnace Rd, Bedworth Inland Waterways General Merchandise Motor boat 18hp diesel Narrowboat not to be fly 1 aft 5 1 7 10 5 8 225 7 2/3 180.6 1/6 29.1.1955 31.1.1955 3 in after cabin This boat has been previously registered at Daventry in the name of Admiral.  A CoO has taken place. The boat has been overhauled and appears to be fit in every respect to be used as a dwelling
ANT see DUCHESS
AF 138 Uxbridge ANTELOPE  25.11.1890 London & Bhm Carrying Co Tug
AF/PH 63 Tring ANTELOPE  CoO 3.4.1900 William Mead & Co, Paddington Wide (8') Steam Tug Fly by shifts, Boat in good condition
Uxb Reg 473 Uxbridge ANTELOPE  19.8.1912 Western Cartage Co, North Wharves, Paddington Paddington to Braunston General Steam Narrow Fly 2 cabins 5 0      (5 0) 6 0      (6 0) 6 6      (6 6) 429      (195) 1.8.1912 4 persons Fit for human habitation
Uxb Reg 492 Uxbridge ANTELOPE new 29.9.1914 Western Cartage Co, North Wharves, Paddington Paddington to Braunston General Steam Tug wide 2 5 9     (5 4) 9 6       (8 6) 8 0      (7 6) 437      (239 7) 26.8.1914 26.8.1914 3 in after, 1 in fore Fit for human habitation
Che Reg 282 Chester AVOCA 20.5.1881 Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Carrying Co James Smallwood Wolverhampton and Ellesmere Port General By steamer, a narrow boat, a fly boat worked by shifts 1aft        1 fore 5 2      (5 3) 7 8     (6 7) 5 10    ( 6 6) 231.2     (224.7) 185    (187.2) 22.4.1881 22.4.1881 4 as flyboat 2 in fore and 2 in aft.   Copy cert 22.9.1898.     CUT UP 1925
Bhm Reg 1015 Birmingham BARON new 23.12.1898 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham George Crockett London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 1 8 0 5 8 231.9 185.5 29.11.1898 29.11.1898 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 1020 Birmingham BARONESS new 24.2.1899 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 1 8 0 5 9 233.10 187.1 20.1.1899 20.1.1899 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 1333 Birmingham BARONESS (2) as BRITON to motor 23.4.1915 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham T Howell London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Fly 1aft 5 1 8 0 5 9 233.10 187.11 7.4.1915 7.4.1915 4 persons 4 men
BRITON see BARONESS
AF/PH 144 Uxbridge BUFFALO 27.1.1891 London & Bhm Carrying Co Tug 4 adults Re reg Tring 64
AF/PH 64 Tring BUFFALO 3.4.1900 William Mead & Co, Paddington & Iver Wide 8' Steam Tug, Fly by Shifts Boat in Good Condition Re reg Ux 478
Uxb Reg 478 Uxbridge BUFFALO 28.3.1913 Western Cartage Co, North Wharves, Paddington Paddington to Braunston General Dry Goods Steam Wide Fly 2 5 2      (5 6) 8 0     (10 0) 7 4      (7 6) 302 5      (412 5) 28.8.1913 3 aft 3 fore Fit for human habitation
Mark Pullinger 250 Paddington BUFFALO  25.9.1917 Gardner Locket & Hinton Ltd, Fenchurch Ave, EC3 [MP] Charles Dorsett or Worsell St Marylebone Goods Station to Kensal Green Gasworks Coal Wide Steam Tug 1   Aft     1   Fore 5 3             5 7 7 6        10 0 7 0      7 0 20.7.1917 2.8.1917 2 adult, 2 children
CAPTAIN see COUNTESS
Bhm Reg 1040 Birmingham COLONEL (1) new 27.10.1899 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 2 8 0 5 7 230.5 184.8 21.9.1899 21.9.1899 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 1548 Birmingham COLONEL (2) to motor 17.5.1934 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Samuel Stokes London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 3 8 2 5 9 246.6 199.3 14.4.1934 14.4.1934 3 persons 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
Bhm Reg 1036 Birmingham COUNT new 4.8.1899 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham R Ralph London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Slow 1 aft 5 2 8 0 6 8 227.6 185.0 18.7.1899 18.7.1899 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 719 Birmingham COUNTESS (1) new 25.2.1890 Fellows, Morton & Clayton William Smith London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 1 8 0 6 5 260.11 208.9 12.2.1890 12.2.1890 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 987 Birmingham COUNTESS (2) Rebuild New hull 1.10.1897 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham London and Birmingham General Goods Steamer, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 2 8 0 5 8 235.0 188.0 29.7.1897 29.7.1897 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1466 Birmingham COUNTESS (3) as CAPTAIN to motor 4.7.1924 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Arthur Osborne London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 4 8 3 5 9 253.0 202.5 23.6.1924 23.6.1924 3 and one third persons in after cabin, 3 1/3. 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
Che Reg 12 Chester DAGMAR 15.3.1879 Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Carrying Co John Liversage Chester to Ellesmere Port For towing other boats Steamer narrowboat not as a flyboat 1 aft 4 10 13 3 6 4 405.7 324.6 27.12.1879 2.1.1879 5.4 persons In after cabin 5 persons.  SOLD 1925
Bhm Reg 991 Birmingham DESPATCH (1) new 3.12.1897 Odell & Co, Paddington London District General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft        1fore 5 1   (5 10) 9 6    (9 3) 6 5   (6 5) 305.11  (355.11) 244.9   (284.9) 25.10.1897 25.10.1897 8 persons 4 men aft 4 men fore
Bhm Reg 991 (on Folio 1042a) Birmingham DESPATCH (2) CoO 5.1.1900 Chance & Hunt, Oldbury Oldbury District General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft       (1fore) 5 1   (5 10) 9 6    (9 3) 6 5   (6 5) 305.11  (355.11) 244.9   (284.9) 28.11.1899 28.11.1899 8 persons 4 men aft 4 men fore
DIAMOND see ADMIRAL
Che Reg/PH 5 Chester DREADNOUGHT 15.3.1879 Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Carrying Co Thomas Jackson Chester to Ellesmere Port For towing other boats Steamer narrowboat not as a flyboat 1 aft 4 9 13 1 5 1 315.10 252.8 27.12.1878 2.1.1879 4 persons In after cabin 4 persons    Amended cert given 9.1.1890  Copy cert 27.7.1909 (PH) SOLD 1925
Bhm Reg 678 Birmingham DUCHESS (1) new 12.3.1889 Fellows Morton & Co, Fazeley St London, Birmingham & Nottingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 4 6 10 6 3 227.7 182.1 2.3.1889 2.3.1889 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 841 Birmingham DUCHESS (2) CoO 16.2.1893 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Andrew Humphries London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 4 6 10 6 3 227.7 182.1 26.1.1893 26.1.1893 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 860 Birmingham DUCHESS (3) CoO 16.6.1893 Harold E Humphrey, Abingdon,Oxon Oxford & London General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 3 8 1 6 5 236.9 189.5 25.5.1893 25.5.1893 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1166 Birmingham DUCHESS (4) CoO 26.1.1906 John I Thorneycroft, Chiswick Tom Manders London and Birmingham General Goods & Tug Motor Narrow Slow 1aft (1cent) 5 1    (6 6) 7 10   (8 4) 6 4    (6 0) 251.9   (325.0) 201.5   (260.0)     15.1.1906 15.1.1906. 6 persons aft 3 men centre 3 women
Cov Reg 343 Coventry DUCHESS (5) as ANT CoO 26.11.1907 John Griffiths, Bedworth Geo Norris Coventry and Grand Union Canals General Merchandise Narrow Boat, steam power, Fly boat worked by shifts 1 aft 5 3 6 6 6 1 207.7 186.10    10% 22.11.1907 22.11.1907 3 persons over 12 years Reregistration necessary owing to structural alterations & change of owner.  Previously "Duchess". 20.9.1910 now open boat.
Bhm Reg 677 Birmingham DUKE (1) new 12.3.1889 Fellows Morton & Co, Fazeley St Birmingham, London & Nottingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 2 8 0 6 0 248.0 198.5 26.1.1889 26.1.1889 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 872 Birmingham DUKE (2) CoO 4.8.1893 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Edward Wenlock London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 2 8 0 6 0 248.0 198.5 18.7.1893 18.7.1893 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 930 Birmingham DUKE (3) Rebuild New hull 29.3.1895 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham George Ayres London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 6 8 2 6 0 269.6 215.8 6.3.1895 6.3.1895 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 1448 Birmingham DUTEOUS new 5.3.1925 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham M Gould London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft 5 3 8 6 5 10 260.3 208.3 20.2.1923 20.2.1923 3 and one third persons in after cabin, 3 1/3. 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
Bhm Reg 939 Birmingham EARL (1) new 28.6.1895 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham George Ayres London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 2 7 4 5 10 220.8 180.7 13.6.1895 13.6.1895 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1481 Birmingham EARL (2)  CoO 4.12.1925 Charles Court, The Bungalow, Stockley, Nr Yiewsley, Mddx Charles Court London and Greenford Dry Refuse Steam, Narrow Slow 1aft 5 4 8 4 5 10 259.3 207 5 19.11.1925 19.11.1925 3 persons 3 men or 3 women.  A man and his wife and two children if male under 14, if female under 12
Bhm Reg 1006 Birmingham EMPEROR new 3.6.1898 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham E Wenlock London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 1 8 1 5 8 232.10 186.11 9.5.1898 9.5.1898 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 614 Birmingham EMPRESS (1)  new 6.10.1887 Fellows Morton & Co, Lower Fazeley St Job Neale London, Birmingham, Leicester General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 4 10 7 0 6 0 203 0 186.3 2.8.1887 2.8.1887 4 persons 4 men not more than 2 of whom may sleep in the cabin at the same time
Bhm Reg 835 Birmingham EMPRESS (2) CoO 13.1.1893 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Saltley Job Neale London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Slow Fly 1 aft 4 10 7 0 6 0 203 189.1 23.12.1892 23.12.1892 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1009 Birmingham EMPRESS (3) Rebuild New hull 16.7.1898 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham W Wilkins London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 2 8 0 5 6 227.4 185.11 21.6.1898 21.6.1898 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1384 Birmingham EMPRESS (4) as ENVOY to motor 19.12.1919 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham M Gould London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Fly 1aft 5 2 8 0 6 2 254.10 203.11 9.12.1919 9.12.1919 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1542 Birmingham EMPRESS (5) as ENVOY ? 20.6.1932 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Alfred Aldridge London and Birmingham and Ellesmere Port General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 4 8 2 5 8 246.9 197.5 31.5.1932 31.5.1932 3 persons 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
Bhm Reg 988 Birmingham ENTERPRISE  (1) new 1.10.1897 Odell & Co, Paddington Samuel Dickinson, Watford London District General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft     1fore 5 8       (5 6) 8 4       (10 0) 6 5   (6 4) 295.0  (348.4) 236.0  (288.8) 29.7.1897 29.7.1897 7 persons 3 men aft. 4 men fore
Bhm Reg 1053 Birmingham ENTERPRISE (2) CoO 22.6.1900 Patent Shaft & Axletree Co General goods Steam Narrow Fly 1 aft            1 fore 5 8       (5 6) 8 4       (10 0) 6 5   (6 4) 295.0  (348.4) 236.0  (288.8) 21.5.1900 21.5.1900 7 persons 3 men aft. 4 men fore
Bhm Reg/PH 1131 Birmingham ENTERPRISE (3) CoO 6.5.1904 Odell & Co London District Acting as tug Steam Narrow Fly 1 aft            1 fore 5 8       (5 6) 8 4       (10 0) 6 5   (6 4) 295.0  (348.4) 236.0  (288.8) 18.4.1904 18.4.1904 7 persons 3 men aft. 4 men fore  [Blew up 2/1937 - PH]
Cov Reg 362 Coventry ENTERPRISE new 20.9.1910 John Griffiths, Bedworth Coventry and Grand Junction Canals General Merchandise Narrow boat steamer After Cabin 5 5 6 10 5 10 215 180 17.9.1910 19.9.1910 4 persons over 12 years of age This is a new boat and is fit in every respect to be registered as a dwelling.  The cabin is registered as a sleeping place for not more than 2 men and as a fly boat for 4 men
Cov Reg ENTERPRISE CoO 19.9.1938 Warwickshire Carrying Co, Nuneaton New certificates supplied
Cov Reg ENTERPRISE CoO 8.4.1942 Erewash Canal Carrying Co Belgrave Gate, Leicester Copies of Certificate supplied
Cov Reg ENTERPRISE CoO 20.8.1945 Warwickshire Carrying Co, Nuneaton Copies of Certificate supplied
Cov Reg ENTERPRISE Mod 15.8.1947 Warwickshire Carrying Co, Nuneaton Centre cabin 6 0 15 0 6 6 585 468 7˝ persons in centre Centre cabin added for crew - Certificate amended    13.4.1964 Boat out of commission Lying in Exhall Basin and derelict
ENVOY see EMPRESS
Daventry Insp (MP) 725 Wolverhampton EXCELSIOR new 8.9.1891 Jonathan Morris, West Bromwich Steam/Fly in Daventry Insp. 3 adults Taken from Wolverhampton Register Reconstruction (
Mark Pullinger 304 Paddington FASTNET (1) 2.10.1923 H Sabey & Co,7, 8 & 9 Wharves South  Side W2 Sylvester Wood Paddington and West Drayton Tug for hauling barges Steam Tug 1 fore 6 1 9 7.5 6 3 26.3.1923 2.10.1923 2 adults and 2 children
Bre Reg 484 Brentford FASTNET (2) 28.11.1932 H Sabey & Co, 8 South Wharf, Paddington Henry Bland Grand Union Canal For towing purposes only Narrow motor not fly Two 5 8      (5 10) 8 8      (9 10) 6 10      (7 0) 335      (401) 268      (321) 15.11.1932 15.11.1932 2+2children aft and 2+2children fore This boat had been rejected and after cabin made habitable. Prev reg Padd 304 cancelled
FRANKLYN see VANGUARD
Bhm Reg 1192 Birmingham GENERAL new 29.11.1907 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Saltley Job Neale London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft 5 2 5 6 8 1 229.8 183.9 16.11.1907 16.11.1907 4 persons 4 men (2 copies issued 30.7.1942)
AF 44 Loughborough HANDY 3.5.1920 Mountsorrel Granite Co ProbablySteam Tug AB says fitted with Clarksons National Steam Bus Machinery removed after one trip
Che Reg 232 Chester HAVOC 18.6.1879 Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Carrying Co Charles Price (change boat)  Ellesmere Port, Wolverhampton General A steamer a narrowboat Not a fly boat 2 5 1     (6 4) 5 5     (4 6) 6 4     (6 4) 174.4     (180.6) 139.6     (144.5) 22.12.1878 15.5.1879 2.3 persons (2.4) CUT UP
HAWK see SENTINEL
Wvh Reg 481 Wolverhampton HECLA (1) new 11.5.1885 Fellows Morton & Co, Albion St, Wolverhampton Samuel Fisher To London and back General Goods Is propelled by steam, narrow slow boat 1 aft 5 3 7 7 5 10 232.414 185.1368 1.5.1885 2.5.1885 3 persons 3 male persons over 12 years of age. Or a man ,his wife and one child under 12    NEW STEAM BOAT
Bhm Reg 803 Birmingham HECLA (2) CoO 27.2.1892 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Saltley Edward Wenlock London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 4 6 7 6 8 225.1 180.1 19.2.1892 19.2.1892 4 persons 4 men. 2 only to sleep in cabin at the same time
Bhm Reg 1436 Birmingham HECLA (3) rebuild new hull 19.5.1922 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham M Gould London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft 5 5 8 7 5 9 267.4 213.10 28.4.1922 28.4.1922 3 and one third persons in after cabin, 3 1/3. 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
Dav Reg 522 Daventry HECLA (4) as RODNEY CoO 21.10.1941 Samuel Barlow Coal Co Exchange Buildings, Birmingham 2 H Humphreys, Long Buckby Wharf Grand Union & Oxford Canals General Goods Motorboat Narrow 1 aft cabin 5 5 8 2 5 8 244 196 18.10.1941 18.10.1941 3 persons Generally reconditioned
AF/PH 102 Warwick JANUS (1) 11.7.1885 Charles Nelson & Co Built new 1885 at Polesworth (PH)
AF/PH 2 Banbury JANUS (2) Jees Hartshill Granite Co
Bkh Reg 492 Berkhamsted JANUS (3) CoO 8.3.1912 Mr L B Faulkner, Leighton Buzzard Grand Junction Canal and other waterways in connection therewith General merchandise Narrow boat - steamer 1 after cabin 5 9 8 1 6 2 286 8  224 4 5.3.1912 5.3.1912 4 persons or 2adults and 3 children Formerly owned by Jees Hartshill Granite, Hartshill near Atherstone, Warks.  Registered at Banbury, being known as Jupiter No 1 Banbury. Reregistration owing to change of owners.  30.8.18 Re-reg at Brentford for Red Star Motor Co Gracechurch St
Bre Reg 378 Brentford JANUS (4) CoO 20.8.1918 Red Star Motor Co, 50 Gracechurch Street William Edwards GJ and Staffordshire Canal Cocoa beans Motor Narrow not fly 1 aft 5 3 8 2 6 6 278 223 8.8.1918 8.8.1918 3 persons or 2 adults and 2 children under 12
AF 104 Warwick JASON (1) 14.7.1885 Charles Nelson & Co Built new 1885 by at Polesworth (PH)
Bkh Reg 497 Berkhamsted JASON (2) CoO 27.6.1912 Mr L B Faulkner, Leighton Buzzard Grand Junction Canal and other waterways in connection therewith General merchandise Narrow boat - steamer with screw propeller 1 after cabin 5 6 8.2 6.4 284.6 227.7 24.6.1912 26.6.1912 3˝ persons or 2 adults and 3 children Boat formerly owned byMessr's Nelson's Ltd and registered at Warwick No 104. Has been thoroughly overhauled and repainted
AF 5 Towcester JUBILEE Matthew Canvin
Cov Reg 330 Coventry JUBILEE 16.4.1907 John Griffiths, Bedworth G Wilson Coventry Canal General Merchandise Narrow boat horse power 1 after cabin 5 3 6 10  6 4 227.2 181.7 27.3.1907 27.3.1907 3 persons This is an old boat previously registered at Uxbridge Perseverence 377. Having undergone alterations repair is now fit to be used as a dwelling……..Broken up (nd)
AF/PH 103 Warwick JUPITER (1) 14.7.1885 Charles Nelson & Co Built new 1885 by W H Green Polesworth (PH)
AF/PH 1 Banbury JUPITER (2) PH Jees Hartshill Granite Co
Bkh Reg 491 Berkhamsted JUPITER (3) CoO 8.3.1912 Mr L B Faulkner, Leighton Buzzard Grand Junction Canal and other waterways in connection therewith General merchandise Narrow boat - steamer 1 after cabin 5 9 8 11 6 6 333 3 266 8 1.3.1912 5.3.1912 4 persons or 2adults and 3 children Formerly owned by Jees Hartshill Granite, Hartshill near Atherstone, Warks.  Registered at Banbury, being known as Jupiter No 1 Banbury. Reregistration owing to change of owners.
LANGTON see TEASER
Bre Reg 17 Brentford LARK 20.5.1879 John & Ellen Payne Charles Henry Jordan River Thames Towing By steam, Narrowboat One aft 5 0 11 0 5 2 284 2 228 15.5.1879 15 5 1879 3 in aft
Che Reg 502 Chester LEADER 28.7.1896 Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Carrying Co Thomas Dawson Ellesmere Port, Wolverhampton General Steam Tug, wide 2 5 2      (5 2) 7 6      (8 0) 5 1      (5 6) 197 2      (227 4) 157 7      (181 11) 16.7.1896 24.7.1896 2 aft 3 fore Probably a narrow boat
Che Reg 412 Chester LUNA 12.11.1889 Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Carrying Co Tug Cut up 1925
Bhm Reg 1002 Birmingham MARQUIS (1) new 18.3.1898 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 1 8 8 5 9 253.0 202.5 25.2.1898 25.2.1898 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1533 Birmingham MARQUIS (2) to motor 16.1.1931 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham John Smith London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 1 8 8 5 9 253 3 202 7 29.12.1930 1.1.1931 3 persons 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
Bhm Reg 1201 Birmingham MONARCH new 22.5.1908 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Edward Griffiths London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft 5 2 8 6 5 8 248.10 199.5 25.4.1908 25.4.1908 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Che Reg 48 Chester NETTLE new 15.3.1879 Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Carrying Co William Wood Ellesmere Port, Wolverhampton General Traffic Steamer Narrowboat used as a flyboat worked by shifts 1 aft       1 fore 4 6        (5 10) 7 0      (4 9) 5 4     (6 5) 168               (126) 177.9    (148.2) 27.12.1878 25.1.1879 1 in each cabin  or as a fly worked by shifts 2 persons (4) CUT UP June 1887
Dav Reg 192 Daventry  (Stowe Nine Churches) PERSEVERANCE 27.10.1902 Richard Rudd, Coventry John Thompson Birmingham to London etc Coal etc By steam, narrowboat, fly if required 1 aft 5 2 8 3 6 6 277 231 13.10.1902 25.10.1902 Otherwise than fly, 3 persons     REREGISTERED
Bhm Reg 440 Birmingham PHOENIX (1) new 16.7.1884 Fellows, Morton & Co Walter Green, B'ham Birmingham, London General Cargo Narrow Fly Steam worked by shifts 1aft      1fore 5 0    (6 5) 7 1       (4 8) 6 7    (6 0) 233.2  (179.8) 186.7   (149.8) 9.7.1884 9.7.1884 6 Fly 3 men after cabin.  2 men & 1 boy under 14 fore cabin
Bhm Reg 886 Birmingham PHOENIX (2) Rebuild New hull 1.12.1893 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Arthur Humphries London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 3 7 2 5 9 205.0 184.6 14.11.1893 14.11.1893 4 persons 4 men
PILOT see PRINCESS
Che Reg 56 Chester PIONEER 15.3.1879 Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Carrying Co Henry Goddard Chester to Ellesmere Port General A steamer narrowboat used as a flyboat worked by shifts 1 aft         1 fore 5 0      (5 8) 6 10     (4 9) 5 8     (6 5) 193.7        (175.3) 154.11     (146.1) 27.12.1878 25.1.1879 1 in each cabin As a flyboat 2 men or 2 women Otherwise than as a flyboat 2 men or  2 women or a  man and wife and 3 children under 12.   A amended cert forwarded 12 8 1887 .  CUT UP 1910
Che Reg 362 Chester          (Info ex E P copies) PIONEER 12.7.1887 Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Carrying Co John Poole Ellesmere Port, Wolverhampton General Steam Tug Carrying no longer a fly boat Rebuilt 1887 forecabin added.  Cut up 1920 or 1910  THIS INFO EX E P COPIES
Che Reg 362 Chester PIONEER 12.7.1887 Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Carrying Co John Poole Ellesmere Port, Wolverhampton General By steam  1 aft 6 7 6 1 6 8 266.11 213.7 14.3.1887 14.3.1887 3 persons 3 mn or 3 women or a man and wife and 3 children under 12     CUT UP 1910
Bhm Reg 539 Birmingham PIRATE (1) new 13.7.1886 John Smedley 44 Catherine St,Aston John Dolman Birmingham, London General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 4 6 10 6 2˝ 226.3 181 28.6.1886 28.6.1886 4 persons 4 men not more than 2 of whom may sleep in the cabin at the same time
Bhm Reg 654 Birmingham PIRATE (2) CoO 26.6.1888 William Clayton, Park Wharf, Saltley Fredk Earle London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 3 7 0 6 3 229.8 183.9 16.6.1888 16.6.1888 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 859 Birmingham PIRATE (3) CoO 16.6.1893 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Thomas Manders London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 2 7 5 6 5 242.1 201.8 10.5.1893 10.5.1893 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 900 Birmingham PIRATE (4) Rebuild New hull 16.6.1894 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham F Manders London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 3 7 11 5 11 245.6 196.5 7.6.1894 7.6.1894 4 persons 4 men
PoL Reg 422 Port of London PIRATE (5) CoO 10.10.1904 Thames Conservancy (R Philipson Sec) James Chapman Thames & Tributaries Traffic General Steam Wide   2 5.4   (5.4) 7.8   (10.0) 5.7  (5.7) 240   (307.8) 7.10.04 Noted 18th December 1931 Boat broken up
PH 300 Uxbridge POWERFUL(1) 00.1.1913 Thomas Clayton, Paddington Wharf Narrow? Steam? Tug
AF/PH 235 Paddington POWERFUL (2?) 17.2.1914 Thos Clayton, Paddington Wharf Narrow Steam Tug 2 Ex Uxbridge 300?
Bhm Reg 1212 Birmingham PRESIDENT (1) new 23.6.1909 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham James Woodfield London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft 5 2 8 0 5 10 241.1 192.11 8.6.1909 8.6.1909 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 1541 Birmingham PRESIDENT (2) to motor 15.4.1932 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Thomas Webb London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 4 8 1 5 7 240.8 192.7 15.3.1932 15.3.1932 3 persons 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
Bhm Reg 1011 Birmingham PRINCE (1) new 5.10.1898 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham J Dickenson London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 2 7 11 5 9 232.10 186.4 8.8.1898 8.8.1898 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1534 Birmingham PRINCE (2) to motor 20.2.1931 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Edward Westwood London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 2 7 11 5 9 235.2 188.2 27.1.1931 27.1.1931 3 persons 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
AF/PH 616 Wolverhampton PRINCESS (1) new 1888 Fellows Morton & Co
Bhm Reg 959 Birmingham PRINCESS (2) Rebuild New hull 12.10.1896 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Tom Wenlock London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 2 8 5 5 10 243.3 194.8 13.8.1896 13.8.1896 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 959 on Folio 989a  Birmingham PRINCESS (3) CoO 1.10.1897 John Dickinson & Co, Watford London District General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft 5 2 8 5 5 10 243.3 194.8 25.9.1897 25.9.1897 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1474 Birmingham PRINCESS (4) as PILOT to motor 20.2.1925 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Edward Powell London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 4 8 2 5 10 256.8 205.5 27.1.1925 27.1.1925 3 persons 3 men or 3 women
AF/PH 591 Wolverhampton QUEEN new 1887 [Dismantled and altered to coke boat 1910 PH]
Che Reg 1 Chester ROCKET (1) 15.3.1879 Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Carrying Co Joseph Challoner Chester to Ellesmere Port For towing other boats A steamer narrowboat not as a fly boat 1 aft 5 0 12 1 5 10 352.5 282.0 27.12.1878 2.1.1879 4 men or 4 women or man and wife and 4 children under 12
Che Reg 1 Chester ROCKET (2) ? 10.6.1898
Che Reg 1 Chester ROCKET (3) CoO 28.3.1922 Chester & Liverpool Haulage & Warehousing A steamer narrowboat 5 0 12 0 5 10 350 280 27.11.1922 3 men or 3 women or man and wife and 2 children under 12
RODNEY see HECLA
SEAGULL see TEASER
Che Reg/PH 822 Chester SENTINEL (1) 13.9.1927 G Payne Crofts, Transport Contractor, Northampton George Morris Northampton to London General Cargo By steam (Super Sentinel Steam Engine) Narrowboat. Slow or may be used as a slow boat 1 aft 5 2 9 0 5 4 249 200 - 18.8.1927 4 as fly  or 3 as otherwise 3 men or 3 women or man and wife and 2 children.   Duplicate certificate supplied 28.9.1927.  Cancelled 28.2.1928  nb Chester 828 EVER WATCHFUL was butty. [New by Taylors, Chester - PH] [Wood - PH]
Dav Reg 382 Daventry (Braunston) SENTINEL (2) as HAWK CoO (motor) 28.2.1928 Midland Canal Transport Co 80 Abington St, Northampton George Morris Grand Junction and Oxford Canals Coal and Strawboards Motor driven 1 aft 5 3 8 11 5 9 269 216 23.2.1928 23.2.1928 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children Formerly No   Sentinel G Payne Crofts Northampton    Entirely overhauled     CANCELLED see 398
Dav Reg 398 Daventry (Braunston) SENTINEL (3) as THE HAWK CoO (motor) 18.6.1929 Assoc. Canal Carriers St Giles Sq, Northampton J Merchant Grand Junction and Oxford Canals Motor driven N 1 aft 5 3 9 0 5 1 240 190 15.6.1929 15.6.1929 3 persons This boat has been thoroughly repaired and is suitable to be registered
PH 453 Daventry SENTINEL (4) as THE HAWK 15.3.1934 GUCCCo, 20 Bucklersbury, London EC4  William Garner Grand Union and Oxford Canals General Goods N. Motor Boat 1 aft 5 2  9 1 6 2 289 231 11.5.1934 12.5.1934 New cabin complete, thoroughly repaired and a new after cabin provided CANCELLED Reregistered as THE HAWK 486 page 88 28.5.1937
PH 486 Daventry SENTINEL (5) as THE HAWK 7.6.1937 J T Coles, Canal side Marsworth Thomas Coles (snr) Grand Union and Oxford Canals General goods Motor boat 1 aft 5 2 9 1 6 2 289  231 28.5.1937 28.5.1937 General repairs and repainting (CANCELLED) (stamp)
PH 173 Tamworth SENTINEL (6) as THE HAWK 2.11.1940 S E Barlow
PH 202 Tamworth SENTINEL (7) as THE HAWK 23.4.1949 J Whalley, Hanley Coal
Cov Reg 354 Coventry SPEEDWELL (1) 24.8.1909 The exors of the late John Griffiths, Bedworth Coventry and Grand Union Canals General merchandise Steamer narrowboat after 5 3 7 9 5 7 227 2 181 0 5.8.1909 6.8.1909 3 over 12 years This is a new boat and is fit in every respect to be registered as a dwelling.  4.3.1914 New cert sent with alterations ref exors. 12.5 1919 This boat has now changed hands and has been re registered at Tring.  See letter from the CBI
AF/PH 87 Tring SPEEDWELL (2) CoO 3.5.1919 Charles Walter Beckett, Kingston on Thames  3.5 persons
Dav Reg 469 Daventry SPEEDWELL (3) CoO (motor) 11.9.1935 S Barlow Coal Co Joseph Rice Grand Union and Oxford Canals Narrow motor   I aft 5 4 8 2 6 0 260 208 11.8.1935 12.8.1935
Bhm Reg 423 Birmingham SPEEDWELL (1) new 15.1.1884 John Smedley, B'ham Eli Bradley Smethwick, Birmingham, London Iron Narrow Flyboat Steam 1 aft 5 2 7 10 6.7 266.0 212.5 4.1.1884 4 (Fly) 3men & 1 youth under 14 years
Bhm Reg 648 Birmingham SPEEDWELL (2) CoO 8.11.1888 William Clayton, Park Wharf, Saltley George Davis Birmingham & London General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 0 6 3 7 10 244.9 195.10 30.4.1888 30.4.1888 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 892 Birmingham SPEEDWELL (3) 0    +  = 20.4.1894 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham George Jones London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 3 8 0 5 11 248.6 198.11 24.3.1894 24.3.1894 4 persons 4 men
Bre Reg 4 Brentford SULTAN 18.2.1879 William Whitehouse & Son Charles Jordan River Thames Towing Purposes Steam Wide Boat neither fly nor shift One 4 3 10 0 7 0 297 6 223 2 31.1.1879 8 2 1879 3 persons in fore
Bhm Reg 1034 Birmingham SULTAN (1) new 7.7.1899 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham G Jones London and Birmingham General Goods Steamer, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 2 7 3 6 1 227.1 181.8 8.6.1899 8.6.1899 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 1540 Birmingham SULTAN (2) to motor 15.4.1932 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham James Boswell London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 3 8 1 5 9 244.0 195.3 15.3.1932 15.3.1932 3 persons 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
Uxb Reg 457 Uxbridge SWAN new boat 28.3.1911 Fellows, Morton & Clayton Paddington to Braunston General Steam Boat wide otherwise One 5 3 7 6 7 3 293 24.3.1911 3 persons In my opinion fit for human habitation
Wvh Reg 489 Wolverhampton SWINGER cert lost 4.8.1885 Fellows Morton & Co, Albion St, Wolverhampton. Chief Office Tipton William Busby Chiefly to London General Goods Steamboat, narrow flyboat 1 aft       1 fore 5 2         6 3 7 1        4 3 5 6        6 6 201.492        (172.1134) 181.470         (143.1521) 8.7.1885 8.7.1885 This boat has been registered before, cert lost, see No 115  Noted Rule B3a aft and Rule B2a fore.  Birmingham is shown as registered place.  4 male persons over 12 not more than 2 of whom to sleep in the after cabin at one and the same time
Colin Jones 62 Towcester TEASER (1) 12.12.1893 Anon
PH 62 Towcester TEASER (2) as LANGTON G H Bignell, Stoney Stratford 1 aft
Bre Reg 231 Brentford TEASER (3) as SEA GULL  5.5.1896 Francis Ashby, Heston Mills, Hounslow James Sansom Thames and tributaries Grain, flour etc Steam, narrow, not a fly boat 1 aft 5 1 6 10 6 3 217 173 1.5.1896 1.5.1896 2˝ persons aft [Ex Towcester 62 (ex Langton - G H Bignell, Stoney Stratford) - PH]
Bhm Reg 1152 Birmingham THE KING (1) new 5.5.1905 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Henry Goddard London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 1 8 1 6 10 239.8 191.9 10.4.1905 10.4.1905 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 1549 Birmingham THE KING (2) to motor 17.5.1934 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham John James London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 5 8 3 5 10 260.8 208.7 20.4.1934 20.4.1934 3 persons 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
Bre Reg 189 Brentford THISTLE 7.5.1889 Hugh Hughes, Brentford Not yet appointed Thames Towing purposes By steam, narrowboat Not Fly Two 6 3      (5 8) 10      (15) 6 3     (6 0) 390 8      (510) 312      (398) 29.4.1889 29.4.1889 11 persons  5 aft 6 fore
AF 437 Uxbridge TRIAL (1)
AF 42 Ware TRIAL (2)
Bhm Reg 1243 Birmingham VANGUARD (1) new 29.9.1911 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham William Griffiths London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft 5 1 8 2 5 9 238.8 190.11 29.7.1911 2.8.1911 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1550 Birmingham VANGUARD (2) to motor 25.5.1934 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Thos Hough London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 3 8 2 5 8 246.6 197.3 21.4.1934 21.4.1934 3 persons 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
AF 208 Tamworth (Bolehall & Glascote) VANGUARD (3) as FRANKLYN CoO 30.10.1954 S E Barlow Midlands Coal & general Motor New Cabin and general overhaul
Bhm Reg 1214 Birmingham VICEROY (1) new 3.12.1909 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Edward Wenlock London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft 5 1 7 9 6 4 249.6 199.7 24.10.1909 24.10.1909 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 1544 Birmingham VICEROY (2) to motor 24.2.1933 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham John Meredith Birmingham and Ellesmere Port General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 3 8 1 5 9 244.0 195.3 7.2.1933 7.2.1933 3 persons 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
Bhm Reg 673 Birmingham VICTORIA (1) 29.11.1888 William Clayton, Park Wharf, Saltley William Coates London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1 aft 5 3 7 6 6 4 250.2 200.2 17.11.1888 19.11.1888 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg/PH 848 Birmingham VICTORIA (2) CoO 29.3.1893 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham William Court London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Slow 1 aft 5 3 8 1 6 5 272.4 217.11 17.3.1893 17.3.1893 4 persons 4 men [To Bradley and Turton for experimental purposes with motor 1919 - PH]
Bhm Reg 1247 Birmingham VICTORY (1) new 15.12.1911 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Samuel Griffiths London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft 5 2 8 0 5 7 230.9 184.7 15.11.1911 16.11.1911 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1622 Birmingham VICTORY (2) to motor 16.12.1938 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Joseph Titchford Birmingham, Preston Brook, Manchester General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 3 8 0 5 6 231.0 185.10 23.11.1938 24.11.1938 3 persons 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
Bhm Reg 1207 Birmingham VULCAN  (1) new 27.11.1908 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Noah Webb London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft 6 4 7 7 7 0 348.0 268.10 7.11.1908 7.11.1908 4 persons 4 men
Bhm Reg 1226 Birmingham VULCAN (2) to steam 25.11.1908 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham John Ward London and Birmingham General Goods Steam, Narrow Fly 1aft 5 2 7 11 5 10 238.7 190.11 31.10.1910 31.10.1910 4 persons 4 men or 4 women
Bhm Reg 1538 Birmingham VULCAN (3) to motor 15.4.1932 Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Birmingham Alfred Bevington Jnr London and Birmingham General Goods Motor, Narrow Slow Fly 1aft 5 4 8 3 5 9 253.0 202.5 14.3.1932 14.3.1932 3 persons 3 men or 3 women or a man and his wife and 2 children under 12 or as a fly boat worked by shifts 4 men
AF 54 Oxford WILD ROSE 2.1.1889 Oxford & London Steam Tug Wide
Che Reg 55 Chester WOLF 15.3.1879 Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Carrying Co Charles Jarvis Ellesmere Port, Wolverhampton General A steamer, a narrowboat, Used as a fly boat worked by shifts 1 aft 4 7      (6 9) 6 11     (4 1) 4 11     (6 4) 155.10     (174.6) 116.11     (139.7) 27.12.1978 25.1.1879 1 in each cabin As a fly worked by shifts, 2 persons (4)     CUT UP June 1887