Winter 2012 – Issue 28

The Winter 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: Willow Wren Canal Carrying Co

Alan Faulkner looks at a company set up to prevent the total extinction of narrowboat carrying 

Historical Profile: Chesterfield Canal

John Lower looks at a canal from the Trent that is both wide and narrow beam 

Historical Canal Maps: World Heritage Historical

Richard Dean brings together historical mapping of Pontcysyllte Basin and the Plas Kynaston Branch 

One Boat's Story: Duchess-Countess

Harry Arnold looks at the search for the famous and long-surviving Shropshire Union Canal fly-boat 

Traditional Techniques: Marriott's Way & Packet Boats

Hugh Potter follows a passenger boat journey by Pickfords from Liverpool to London in 1834 and looks at packet boats in general