Autumn 2012

The Autumn 2012 issue of NarrowBoat includes the following features. You can purchase back issues online - click here for our shop.

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Famous Fleets: British Waterways North Western Division

Alan Faulkner reviews the narrowboat operations of British Waterways in the North West

Historical Profile: The Rochdale Canal

On the 10th anniversary of its reopening, Mike Clarke explores the history of the first of the three trans-Pennine canals to be completed 

One Boat's Story: Heather Bell - Post War

Following on from the photographs of Heather Bell at Tipton in Summer NarrowBoat, Jeff Parrott continues the boat’s story after the end of the Second World War

Famous Fleets: Griffiths Update

A recent Griffiths’ family gathering has caused Chris M. Jones to review some aspects of the John Griffiths’ story

Canals That Never Were: Bude and Tamar

Richard Dean examines canal schemes on the Cornwall/Devon border 

Art of the Waterways: Audrey Harper & Christian Vlasto

MIKE CONSTABLE discovers more artistic talent amongst the wartime boating trainees