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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SAGITTA 80 Motor Sm Northwich Star Class, Sister to SCULPTOR

| May 2011 Crick | May 2011 Crick | June 2011 Stoke Bruerne |

SALTAIRE 167 Motor Sm Woolwich Star Class Elm bottom Ex GUCCC.
Used as fire boat in London 1940's P & K Baldwin, Canal Carriers

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

SCULPTOR 82 12499 Motor Sm Northwich Built 1935,Yarwoods. Iron sides, Elm bottom. Reg Birmingham No.1584. Stoke Bruerne canal museum.

| November 2004 Stoke Bruerne | June 2010 Braunston | June 2010 Braunston |

TOWCESTER No 1 Motor Lg Woolwich Town Class Ex GUCCC J E COOK

| June 2009 Braunston | June 2010 Braunston |

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