Leeds & Liverpool Canal Co Dumb Boats

Space did not permit publication of this list of almost 400 boats in Spring 2009 NarrowBoat magazine along with the article on the fleet by Mike Clarke

Famous Fleets feature article Issue 13 - Spring 2009


NameFleet noJoined fleetRegistration numberRegistration dateBuilder/sourceNotes
245Launched November 1904, builders J. Sheldon; to Pearson and Knowles, 1921
246Launched January 1905, builders R. Lund, Lydiate; to John Sutton 1921
247Launched January 1905, built by executors of J. Hodson,
248Launched April 1905, builders Wm M. Crook
249Launched April 1905, builders J&J Crook
250Blackburn Fly, launched November 1905, builders Jacob Sheldon
251Launched December 1905, builders Thos Tyrer of Burscough
252Launched December 1905, builders W. M. Crook; to J&H Sutton
253Launched December 1905, builders Holgate Marsden of Salterforth; to Joseph Robinson, Barrowford, 5.8.1921, reg Liverpool 1107; to Lancs Canal Transport 1926; broken up by 1930
254Launched February 1906, builders Robert Lund of Lydiate; to Thomas Bowen, Appley Bridge, 1921
255Launched March 1906, builders J&J Crook
256Launched March 1906, builders James Mayor
257Launched March 1906, builders Jacob Sheldon
258Launched March 1906, built by executors of John Hodson, sunk Riley Green, 1917
259Launched July 1906, builders G.E. Ramsey of Shipley
260Reg Liverpool, built Mayors at Tarleton; to John Sutton 1921
261Blackburn fly, launched November 1906, built by Holgate Marsden of Salterforth, reg Liverpool; to John Sutton 1921
262Launched March 1907, built by Wm M Crook of Bootle
263Launched March 1907, built by James Mayor of Tarleton
264Launched March 1907, built by R. Lund of Lydiate, last boat in 1907 list
265Launched June 1907, built by G.E. Ramsey of Shipley
266Launched July 1907, built by Jacob Sheldon of Parbold
267Launched July 1907, built by executors of W.M. Crook of Bootle
268Launched November 1907, built by executors of J. Hodson of Blackburn
269Launched December 1907, built by Jacob Sheldon of Parbold
270Launched January 1908, built by H. Marsden of Salterforth; to Richard Williams or Liverpool Corp'n
271Launched February 1908, built by Jacob Sheldon of Parbold; to Richard Williams
272Launched March 1908, built by James Mayor of Tarleton; became dredging spoil boat
273Launched March 1908, built by G.E. Ramsey
274Launched April 1908, built by J&J Crook; to B.C. Walls, 21.12.1921, £290
275Launched May 1908, built by Jacob Sheldon of Parbold; to Richard Williams
276Launched June 1908, built by Robert Lund of Lydiate; to Richard Williams
277Launched April 1908, built by Wm M Crook of Bootle
278Launched June 1908, built by J&J Crook of Houghton; to BC Walls
279Launched June 1908, built by G. Ramsey; to Richard Williams or Liverpool Corporation
280Launched August 1908, built by H. Marsden of Salterforth
281Launched November 1908, built by J. & J. Crook; to Richard Williams or Liverpool Corporation
282Launched February 1909, built by G. Ramsey; to B.C. Walls in April 1923
283Launched March 1909, built by R. Lund of Lydiate; to J&H Sutton in 1921
284Launched March 1909, built by James Mayor of Tarleton; to Lancs Canal Transport, 27.4.1923, possibly via J&H Sutton who purchased it in 1921
285Launched May 1909, built by H. Marsden, reg Liverpool; to J&H Sutton in 1921
286Launched April 1909, built by J. & J. Crook, reg Liverpool 1169; to Robert Lund, Maghull,1923
287Launched June 1909, built by J&J Crook
288Launched August 1909, built by Robert Lund
289Launched September 1909, built by J. Sheldon
290Launched December 1909, built by executors of J. Hodson
291Launched December 1909, built by G.E. Ramsey
292Launched March 1910, built by J&J Crook; to Lancs Canal Transport, 27.4.1923
293Launched January 1910, built by H. Marsden; to James Spence, High Ince, in 1921
294Launched March 1910, built by James Mayor
295Launched March 1910, built by executors of Wm. M. Crook
296Launched April 1910, built by R. Lund
297Launched May 1910, built by executors of J. Hodson; to Lancs Canal Transport, 27.4.1923
298Launched May 1910, built by H. Marsden
299Launched February 1910, built by Jacob Sheldon; to J&H Sutton
300Launched July 1910, built by G.E. Ramsey
301Launched December 1910, built by H. Marsden
302Launched February 1911, built by R. Lund; to Lancs Canal Transport, 27.4.1923
303Launched February 1911, built by G.E. Ramsey; to Union Acid Co
304Launched March 1911, built by Jacob Sheldon; to Lancs Canal Transport, 27.4.1923
305Launched March 1911, built by James Mayor
306Launched May 1911, built by J&J Crook; to B.C. Walls
307Launched June 1911, built by H. Marsden
308Launched July 1911, built by executors of Wm. M. Crook
309Launched November 1911, built by J. Sheldon; to West Leigh Colliery
310Launched November 1911, built by G.E. Ramsey; to Lancs Canal Transport March 1922
311Launched January 1912, built by R. Lund; to Lancs Canal Transport, 27.4.1923
312Launched March 1912, built by James Mayor; to Lancs Canal Transport March 1922
313Launched April 1912, built by J. Sheldon; to Lancs Canal Transport March 1922
314Launched May 1912, built by J&J Crook; to Lancs Canal Transport March 1922
315Launched May 1912, built by G.E. Ramsey; to Richard Williams
316Launched June 1912, built by built by executors of Wm. M. Crook; to Lancs Canal Transport March 1922
317Launched March 1913, built by G.E. Ramsey; to Lancs Canal Transport March 1922
318Launched April 1913, built by H. Marsden
319Launched June 1913, built by J&J Crook
320Launched January 1914, built by G.E. Ramsey
321Launched February 1914, built by J. Sheldon; to Lancs Canal Transport March 1922
322Launched March 1914, built by G.E. Ramsey; to John Hunt & Sons in 1925?
323Launched June 1914, built by executors of J. Hodson
324Launched July 1914, built by J&J Crook
325Launched July 1914, built by G.E. Ramsey
326Launched July 1914, built by Jas. Travers
327Launched November 1914, built by G.E. Ramsey; to Lancs Canal Transport 1922, reg Liverpool 1257
328Launched December 1914, built by James Mayor of Tarleton; to Lancs Canal Transport 1921, reg Liverpool 1258; sold to Manchester Collieries in 1938
329Launched January 1915, built by J&J Crook (Riley Green?); to Lancs Canal Transport 1922, reg Liverpool 1259
330To Lancs Canal Transport March 1922
331Launched February 1915, built J&J Crook of Riley Green, reg Liverpool 1264; to Lancs Canal Transport, 1921
332Launched March 1915, built by G.E. Ramsey; to Lancs Canal Transport 1922
333Launched June 1915, built by built by executors of J. Hodson; to Lancs Canal Transport 1922, reg Liverpool 1269
334Launched July 1915, built by Jas. Travers; to John Hunt & Sons in 1925?
335To B.C. Walls, 21.6.1921
336Reg. Liverpool 1277; to Lancs Canal Transport 1921
337Built June 1916; to John Hunt & Sons in 1925
338To Lancs Canal Transport 1922, reg Liverpool 1280
339To Lancs Canal Transport 1922, reg Liverpool 1283
340Built Ramsey's 1919; to B.C.Walls, 21.12.1921, £540
341Probably built 1918
342Probably built 1918
343Probably built 1918
344Built Ramsey's; to B.C.Walls, 21.12.1921, £540
345Re-reg Liverpool 1292 on 24.06.1920, old boat used for provender delivery
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349
350New boat 1922; to Lancs Canal Transport, reg Blackburn 75
351New boat built Whitebirk 1922; to Lancs Canal Transport, reg Blackburn 76
352New boat built Parbold 1922; to Lancs Canal Transport, reg Blackburn 77
Acacia101
Active1870
Aire102Ex-steamer, engine condemned 1883, reverted to dumb boat
Alder103
AlertWithdrawn 1883 and new boat built later with the same name, see 104
Alert104Blackburn fly, sunk below Tarleton as bank protection in 1922, ex bank boat; could have been used for first steam power tests in 1879 - see steamer list
Alpha105
Alt106
Ann1870, withdrawn 1883?
Argus107Became bank boat
ArkEx-Crowther & Dixon, 1855
Asland108
Aster109
Autumn1870s
-83Sunk at Boothstown, 1902
Badger110To J&H Sutton in 1911
Bat111
Beatrice112
Beaver113
Birley1870s
Bluebell114
Broom115Blackburn fly
Cactus116Reg Liverpool 760; to James & John Miller Crook 1910, reg Wigan 265 on 15.12.1910; broken up 1920
CharityBuilt Hodsons in 1878
Cicely117Became bank boat
Clara1181888
Coot119
Crocus120
Curlew121
Dahlia123Blackburn fly
Daisy122
Deer 124
Dido125Sunk at Burnley when acting as warehouse boat, 1901
Diver126
Douglas1870s
Drake1870s
Duck1870s
Dugdale1870s
Eagle127Blackburn fly
Earl1870s
Echo128Sunk below Tarleton as bank protection c.1918, ex bank boat
Edith1888
Edward TootalReg Leeds 182, withdrawn 1896
Egret129Sunk below Tarleton as bank protection in 1918, ex bank boat
Eider130Sunk below Tarleton as bank protection in 1918, ex bank boat
Elk131Reg Liverpool 773; to James & John Miller Crook 1910, reg Wigan 265 on 15.12.1911; broken up 1920
Elm1870
Emily132Reg Liverpool 78
Emu133
Era1870s
Erin1341890s
Ermine135
Esk136
Ethel137
Express1883, narrow
FaithBuilt Hodsons 1878
Falcon138
Fern139
Finch140
Florence1888
Fox1870s
Frank141Became bank boat
Furze142To Jonathan Horsefield Ltd, Runcorn
Glyn143
Gordon144
Grebe145
Grouse146
Gull147Became bank boat
Hamlet1481887
Hare
Harriet1887
Hawk1870s
Hector149Sold 1887
Hermon150Blackburn fly
Hirst1870s; to Engineers Dept 1891
Holly151
Hope1870s
Hydra1883
Ibex152Blackburn fly, reg Liverpool 789; sunk below Tarleton as bank protection c.1918, ex bank boat
Iona153
Irwell154
Isis155
Ivy156
James Bancroft1870s
James BlandWithdrawn 1885?
James HattonSold 1887
Jasper157Reg Liverpool 711
Jay158Reg Liverpool 839 on 10.05.1899
Jessica159
John Hargreaves1870s
John Marshall1870s/80s
Jubilee160
Juliet161
Juno162
JupiterIron, 1883
KateReg 40 Leeds in 1878, withdrawn 1896,
Kestrel163Blackburn fly; sunk below Tarleton as bank protection in 1922; ex bank boat
King164
Kite165
LarkReg 41 Leeds in 1878, withdrawn from reg 1896
Leigh166
Leo167
Leopard1888
Lightning1870s, narrow, withdrawn 1885?
Lilac168
Lion1870s
LizardBuilt Hodsons 1877
Lune1887
Lupin169Sunk below Tarleton as bank protection in 1922; ex bank boat
Lynx 170Blackburn fly; to J. Hodson, Whitebirk, 1922, renamed Whitebirk, Blackburn 2 (??), broken up 1931
Macbeth171
Magpie172
MarquisReg 33 at Wigan 1879, broken up 1895
Martha173Became bank boat
Martin174
Mary1870s
Mary Ann1870
Maud175Built Riley Green?
Mendel1870s/80s
MercuryIron, 1883
Merlin176To J&H Sutton in 1911
MerseyBuilt Hodsons 1876
Minnow1870s/80s
Moderation1870s
Mole177Became bank boat
Mona178Became bank boat
MoonMentioned in 1883 and 1887, a long narrow fly boat
Morning Star1870
Musk179
Myrtle180
Myrtle
Narwhal1870s
Oak1887
Olive181Reg Liverpool 181; to J&H Sutton in 1910, reg Wigan 268 on 19.01.1911; broken up 1920
Orchid182To J&H Sutton in 1911
Oriole183
Orion184Blackburn fly, sunk below Tarleton as bank protection in 1918; ex bank boat
Osprey185
Ostrich186Blackburn fly
Othello1871887
Otter188
Ouse189
Ouzle190Blackburn fly, reg Liverpool 821 on 10.10.1899
Owl191Became bank boat
Palm192On fire 1898
Pansy193Blackburn fly
Panther
Pearl194
Pelican195
Perch197
Percy1961887
Phlox198Became bank boat
Piers1890s
Pigeon199
Pike200To Robert Lund, Maghull, 1913
Pilot201
Pink202
Plover203
PollySold 1887
Poppy204Became bank boat
Primrose2051887, Blackburn fly
Prince alfred1870s
PrincessBuilt Hodsons 1874
Puffin 206Blackburn fly
Puma207
Quail208
Queen209Lessees boat in 1864, became bank boat
RachaelBuilt 1898
Ralph210
RapidReg 172 Leeds 1879, withdrawn 1896
Rebecca1887
Ribble1870s
Richard Moon1870s
RobinTo Engineer's Dept 1891
Romeo211
RoseBuilt Hodsons 1876
Ruby212
Ruff213Blackburn fly; sunk below Tarleton as bank protection c.1918; ex bank boat
Ruth214
Sable215Became bank boat
Scotia216
ShamrockBuilt Hodsons 1877
Smew217To Jonathan Horsefield Ltd, Runcorn
Snipe218
Snowdrop219Became bank boat
SparrowBuilt Hodsons 1875
Sphinx 220Reg Liverpool 807; sunk below Tarleton as bank protection in 1918; ex bank boat
SpiderBuilt Hodsons 1875
Staffa221
Stag222Sunk below Tarleton as bank protection in 1918; ex bank boat
Stanley1888
Star223
Stork224
Swallow225Built Hodsons 1875
Swan226Built 1874, reg wigan no 32 in 1879; broken up 1895; new boat built with same name?
Swift227Sunk as bank protection below Tarleton c.1918; ex bank boat
Tay228
Teal229Sunk below Tarleton as bank protection in 1922; ex bank boat
Tern 230Built 1897 for Fellows, Morton & Clayton wood pulp traffic to Feniscowles
ThistleBuilt Hodsons 1876
Thorn231
Tiger1887, flyboat
Tomtit232
Trent1887
Venus233To J Hodson, Whitebirk, 1913
Victoria234Built 1880; Blackburn fly, sunk below Tarleton as bank protection in 1922; ex bank boat
Violet235
Wagga WaggaSold 1887
Walrush236To Dean Waddington
WalterReg 372
WaspBuilt Hodsons 1875
WilliamReg 224 at Wigan in 1894, used by Engineers Dept 1920
William Edward1888
William marshallSold 1887
William SmithSold 1887
William StuartSold 1887
Winifred237
Wolf238
Wren239
Wye 240Blackburn fly
Yarrow241
Yew242Blackburn fly
York243Sold to J&J Crook, 1909, reg Blackburn 48; broken up 1914
Zebra244

Recorded information on these boats is sparse. The dates in the notes column refer to when mention is found in various records of that particular boat