L.B. Faulkner

Famous Fleets feature article Issue 17 - Spring 2010
NameFleet noJoined fleetRegistration numberRegistration dateBuilder/sourceNotes
Albatross11/1908Berkhamsted 471
Birmingham 1402
27/11/1908
21/03/1921
New, W.E. Costin Ltd, Berkhamsted; Ex Chance Brothers & Co Ltd, Spon Lane+G62
Albatross (m)04/1947Rickmansworth 3625/06/1947Ex GUCCC [Castor]
Albatross (m)12/1932Linslade 406/02/1940Ex horse boat
Albert11/1936Linslade 201/12/1936Ex Thomas Edward Peasland, Marsworth
Beatrice+08/1907Berkhamsted 45229/08/1907Ex Phipkin & Palmer
Beatrice+04/1911Berkhamsted 45229/08/1907Ex Benjamin Beasley, Hawkesbury [Six Sisters]
Benjamin12/1923Birmingham 145718/01/1924Ex Chance Brothers & Co Ltd, Spon Lane
Bullfinch08/1908Berkhamsted 45914/08/1908Ex James Peasland, Cowley [Mary Ann]
Buzzard07/1917Berkhamsted 45104/07/1917Ex Chance Brothers & Co Ltd, Spon Lane
Buzzard08/1907Berkhamsted 45112/08/1907New, W.E. Costin Ltd, Berkhamsted
Buzzard (m)06/1947Rickmansworth 7225/06/1947Ex GUCCC [Orpheus]
Buzzard (m)12/1934Linslade 302/03/1937Ex horse boat
Clyde07/1912Coventry 27629/07/1912Ex Rayner Perkins, Exhall
Condor07/1917Berkhamsted 51019/09/1917Ex Chance Brothers & Co Ltd, Spon Lane
Condor05/1908Towcester 23100/05/1908New, High House Dock, Nether Heyford
Constance02/1913Berkhamsted 50213/02/1913Ex Frances E. Orton, Bedworth
Cygnet05/1945Rickmansworth 6716/05/1945Ex GUCCC [Milky Way]
Cygnet11/1908Berkhamsted 47016/11/1908New, W.E. Costin Ltd, Berkhamsted
Cyril04/1912Berkhamsted 49416/04/1912Ex Annie Wootton, Longford
Dauntless02/1912Berkhamsted 44328/02/1912Ex James Peasland, Cowley
Dauntless05/1908Berkhamsted 46208/05/1908New, W.E. Costin Ltd, Berkhamsted
Dauntless (m)05/1932Berkhamsted 44300/05/1932Ex horse boat
Demon03/1912Berkhamsted 49301/04/1912Ex Thomas P. Furman, Coventry
Doris09/1912Berkhamsted 50013/02/1913Ex George Cutler, Budbrooke
Eagle (w)03/1905Berkhamsted 15813/03/1905Ex H. Sabey & Co, Paddington [Burt]
Elaine04/1912Berkhamsted 49513/05/1912Ex R. Wootton, Longford
Falcon08/1907Berkhamsted 45316/08/1907New, W.E. Costin Ltd, Berkhamsted
Falcon07/1917Berkhamsted 45323/09/1918Ex Chance Brothers & Co Ltd, Spon Lane
Felix11/1936Linslade 101/12/1936Ex Thomas Edward Peasland, Marsworth
Friendship04/1918Birmingham 128017/01/1913Ex Power Canal Transport Co, Birmingham*E63
Goldfinch04/1912Coventry 26604/03/1913Ex. Annie Wootton, Longford [Clements]
Harry04/1911Berkhamsted 48606/04/1911Ex Samuel Barlow, Tamworth
Harry (m)01/1934Berkhamsted 48600/04/1911Ex horse boat
Hawk05/1904Uxbridge 37231/05/1904Ex Arthur J. Butlin [Florence]
Hearts of Oak07/1911Berkhamsted 48810/07/1911Ex William Branson, Rowington
Heron04/1911Berkhamsted 14406/04/1911Ex Emanuel Smith, Brentford [H.S. Dorrien]
Industrious03/1913Coventry 26717/03/1913Ex F.H. Wootton, Longford [Annie]
Integrity (w)06/1908Uxbridge 32526/11/1901Ex James Peasland*
Janus (m)03/1915Berkhamsted 49200/03/1915Ex steamer
Janus (s)02/1912Berkhamsted 49208/03/1912Ex Jees Hartshill Granite Co Ltd
Jason (s)02/1912Berkhamsted 49727/06/1912Ex Charles Nelson & Co Ltd, Stockton
Jeannie04/1918Berkhamsted 51124/04/1918Ex Power Canal Transport Co, Birmingham
Jeannie (m)07/1933Berlhamsted 51100/04/1918Ex horse boat
Jupiter (s)02/1912Berkhamsted 49108/03/1912Ex Jees Hartshill Granite Co Ltd
Kestrel12/1943Rickmansworth 7318/12/1943Ex GUCCC [Phaethon]
Kestrel11/1907Berkhamsted 22222/11/1907Ex Williams & Wallington, Langley [Everard]
Kite11/1907Berkhamsted 21812/11/1907Ex Williams & Wallington, Langley [Dottie]
Lark06/1910Berkhamsted 48310/06/1910Ex James Peasland, Cowley [Integrity]
Lily06/1921Towcester 22500/12/1907Ex George Daniels*
Lily09/1907Berkhamsted 45420/09/1907Ex Phipkin & Palmer, Yiewsley
Linnet06/1947Rickmansworth 4125/06/1947Ex GUCCC [Ariel]
Linnet06/1910Berkhamsted 48210/06/1910Ex William Kent [Jack]
Live and Let Live06/1947Banbury 241Ex William Kent
Maud09/1912Berkhamsted 50113/02/1913Ex George Cutler, Budbrooke
Merlin09/1943Rickmansworth 4719/10/1943Ex GUCCC [Musca]
Monarch (The)03/1899Uxbridge 37928/06/1904Ex Joseph Jessam Large, Soulbury
Nancy04/1910Berkhamsted 48004/04/1910Ex William Kent [Minnie]
Nettle08/1912Coventry 38609/09/1912Ex Henry Franklin, Oxford [Emma]
Owl09/1904Berkhamsted 40128/10/1904Ex Fellows Morton & Clayton Ltd [Mayflower]
Pelican04/1911Berkhamsted 48506/04/1911Ex Frances Orton, Bedworth [Peggie]
Perseverance08/1908Berkhamsted 46010/03/1908Ex James Peasland, Cowley
Polly10/1909Birmingham 124429/09/1911Ex Samuel Barlow, Tamworth
Premier (The)03/1899Uxbridge 37828/06/1904Ex Joseph Jessam Large, Soulbury
Prosperity04/1910Berkhamsted 48104/04/1910Ex Thomas P. Furman. Coventry [Seymour]
Providence07/1917Berkhamsted 42300/07/1917Ex Chance Brothers & Co Ltd, Spon Lane
Providence06/1908Berkhamsted 42325/06/1908Ex James Peasland, Cowley
Quail05/1911Banbury 206Ex John Arnold, Oxford [Melinda]
Raven10/1943Brentford 49718/10/1943Ex GUCCC [Hydrus]
Raven09/1904Berkhamsted 39805/09/1904Ex Fellows Morton & Clayton Ltd [Pansy]
Robin05/1911Towcester 253
Berkhamsted 504
06/06/1911
10/10/1913
New from Charity Wharf, Linslade
Rose(w)10/1913Berkhamsted 50310/10/1913Ex Thomas Turner, Yiewsley [Lily & Emily]
Samuel11/1909Towcester 24607/06/1910Ex Samuel Barlow, Tamworth
Saxon01/1912Berkhamsted 48922/01/1912Ex Annie Wootton, Longford
Seagull04/1911Berkhamsted 48406/04/1911Ex Benjamin Beasley, Hawkesbury [Competition]
Shamrock05/1922Berkhamsted 43528/05/1923Ex Joseph Pearsall [Ivy]
Shamrock07/1912Berkhamsted 48702/10/1912Ex John Finch, Berkhamsted [William]
Swallow (m)06/1947Rickmansworth 7025/06/1947Ex GUCCC [Monoceros]
Swan (m)11/1936Berkhamsted 46724/11/1936Ex horse boat
Swan (The)10/1908Berkhamsted 46704/10/1908New, W.E. Costin Ltd, Berkhamsted
Thistle10/1912Berkhamsted 49802/10/1912Ex William H. Walker, Rickmansworth [Eileen]
Thistle (m)08/1932Linslade 500/00/1941Ex horse boat
Thomas William03/1912Leicester 4200/00/1890Ex Thomas Phipps
Thrifty07/1910Berkhamsted 18505/07/1910Ex James Peasland, Cowley
Valiant01/1921Aylesbury 4Ex Chance Brothers & Co Ltd, Spon Lane
Viking00/1913Berkhamsted 50213/02/1913Ex Constance (renamed)
Vulture05/1922Berkhamsted 47729/05/1922Ex Joseph Pearsall [Polly]
Vulture10/1904Berkhamsted 39904/10/1904New, W.E. Costin Ltd, Berkhamsted
Vulture09/1917Berkhamsted 39924/09/1917Ex Chance Brothers & Co Ltd, Spon Lane
Vulture (m)09/1933Linslade 600/05/1922Ex horse boat
White City09/1908Berkhamsted 46521/09/1908New, W. E. Costin Ltd, Berkhamsted

Where applicable, the boat’s previous name is shown in square brackets [ ]   
* Registration date relates to the registration for the previous owner 
+ The two boats called Beatrice appear to have shared the same registration details
Buzzard, Condor, Dauntless, Falcon, Providence and Vulture passed to Chance Brothers & Co Ltd of Spon Lane in February 1911, but four of them were returned to Faulkner in July 1917.