Moore 2 Life:Exploring the waterways

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Work Boats: Grand Union Canal Carrying Co.

This firm was formed in 1929. In 1934 GUCCC expanded to 362 boats. Built by Harland & Wolff at Woolwich, Yarwood & Son at Northwich and Walkers of Rickmansworth. Including 'Star' and 'Town' class types. 24 pairs of iron-sided elm bottomed composite boats were commissioned. In the 1940's many were nationalised and run by British Waterways. Most are now privately owned.

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BADSEY 108 65 Motor Lg Woolwich Town Class Ex GUCCC

| October 2010 Hillmorton | March 2011 Hillmorton, Now painted in GUCCC colours |

BATTERSEA 112 Motor Port of London Building, E.C.3 Built 1936

| May 2005 | August 2007 Butty is ACTIS |

BETELGEUSE 235 Butty Sm Woolwich Built 1935 Ex GUCCC Phobox Ltd

| June 2009 Braunston | June 2009 Braunston | June 2010 Braunston |

BEVERLEY 236 Butty Lg Woolwich Town Class (Converted) Motor is ASCOT

| November 2004 Cosgrove | June 2011 Cosgrove |

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