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NarrowBoat Winter 2016
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Winter 2016
Winter 2016   

In Winter 2016:

Famous Fleets: Thomas Bantcock & Co.

The forgotten history of the Cambridge Arm of the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and its terminal basin

Patrick Rawlinson's photo collection reveals some early decorative paintwork by the late Rob Hough

An early 20th century photograph shows a keel under sail on the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation

Chris M. Jones examines the small boatyards that produced and maintained large numbers of working craft

Follow the progress of a pair of narrowboats negotiating Stoke Bruerne Top Lock during the latter days of commercial carrying

How the social history of the waterways can be explored on a website dedicated to boating ancestors

Images of second-hand craft that were operated by L.B. Faulkner in their previous owners' liveries, until they could be repainted in his colours

Historical canal maps of the Kensington Canal

A WWI-era image showing cargo-carrying on the River Soar