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CRT/BOAKES

Bundle of unrelated waterways material

Description

Various items of waterways interest as follows: 1. Photographic print of BW Bull's Bridge Christmas Party 18th December 1959 2. Photographic print showing interior of unknown trip boat with tables set for meal, group at bar.Possibly BW promotionary material. Photographer Derek Pratt 3.11 photographic prints and 2 sheets contact sheets showing building and control panel of BW Royal Navy boat Photography by Leslie Bryce, Middlesex County Times, Apollo Photography 4. Bundle of handwritten/typescript/photocopied sheets listing boat names, registered number, fleet numbers, specifications, dates of ordering and delivery etc. Assumed BWT, all c1935. Includes vessels built by Yarwoods(construction all steel, 'Vee' bottoms, Harland and Wolff 'F' type(construction all mild steel plating and all steel abd mild steel sides and elm bottoms),butty boats built by W H Walker Bros. Ltd (construction oak sides and elm bottoms), built by Mr E G Woods (oak sides and elm bottoms) British Transport Waterways Carrying Fleet Motor Boats ordered before 1935 'Woolwich' Composite; 'Woolwich' 'F' type steel 'Northwich' 'F' type steel etc etc - some duplication of sheets 5. Information on conversion of BWB steam tug 'Brent' to diesel 6.10.1986 6.Handbook for 2-ton hydraulic capstan by Vickers Ltd engineering group Power Press and General Engineering Division Scotswood Works 11/08/1967 7. BWB South Eastern Division. Supply and Erection of New Inner Gates and Sluices etc., Regent's Canal Dock. September 1963

Date

mid 20th century

Reference code

CRT/BOAKES

Creator

Boakes, Stephen

Extent & medium

1 bundle

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