Summer 2007 - issue 6

The Summer 2007 issue of NarrowBoat includes the following features. You can purchase back issues online - click here for our shop.

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Fellows, Morton & Clayton

Alan Faulkner concludes the story of the most famous fleet of all on the UK waterways, which ended just after the Second World War

Peak Forest Canal

We relate the earlier story of a canal that made history more recently through its restoration by British Waterways in the early 1970s

A Family Album

We take a look through the fascinating collection of photographs of former boatman Eddie Hambridge, who can trace his family back through many generations on the canals

Dorset & Somerset

We follow the proposed route of an ambitious canal to link Bristol with the south coast that was to have four unique ‘balance locks’ or boat lifts, one of which was built

Gauging Boats on the BCN

How canal companies made their money - and the background to the Tipton Gauging Station, currently subject to redevelopment plans