Bacup

built 1934 by Yarwood, W J & Sons Ltd, Northwich

Designated ensign Designated house flag

107

Registered


Cargo Vessel

Barge


Ellesmere Port


Museum based

Museum: floating


No

No


07/02/1996

07/04/2009



Gallery


Propulsion

Motor

Diesel


None

None


Dimensions

To be confirmed

14.66 feet (4.47 metres)


61.97 feet (18.90 metres)

To be confirmed


0.00


History

Built 1934 by Yarwoods, Northwich, BACUP is a motor barge which was employed on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Originally powered by a Widdop engine and later by a Lister diesel, she has an iron hull and remained in service until 1982. She is now preserved afloat at The Boat Museum, Ellesmere Port

Norman J Brouwer, International Register of Historic Ships (Edition 2, 1993, pp135) pub: Anthony Nelson
The Boat Museum pub: The Boat Museum

Bibliography

  1. unknown The Boat Museum
  2. 1993 International Register of Historic Ships - Brouwer, Norman J
If you are the owner of the vessel and would like to provide more details or updated information please contact info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

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