Willow Wren Canal Carrying Company


NameFleet noJoined fleetRegistration numberRegistration dateBuilder/sourceNotes
Avocet (m)10/1954Uxbridge 59726/07/1955FMC: Raven
Bittern (m)08/1955Birmingham 128620/05/1955FMC: Lion
Bride07/1955Not Registered**LMS: Bride (sold 1958)
Buckden (m)*01/1962Brentford 62127/01/1937GUCCC: Buckden
Bunting02/1960Daventry 56416/02/1960GUCCC: Dudley
Coot*08/1959Rickmansworth 4527/02/1941A. Wander: Enid
Crane (m)01/1956Birmingham 147020/05/1955FMC: Crane
Curlew (m)12/1961Coventry 55305/03/1962GUCCC: Seaford
Cygnet01/1959Tamworth 20619/12/1958G.H. Waddington: Gladys
Dabchick11/1957Daventry 55429/10/1957P. Keay & Son: Norah
Dipper (m)01/1962Coventry 556GUCCC: Bristol
Dog Rose07/1955Not registered**LMS: Dog Rose (sold)
Drake09/1960Coventry 55205/09/1960GUCCC: Taunton
Dunlin02/1960Daventry 56516/02/1960GUCCC: Hadfield
Egret*07/1959Rickmansworth 4619/10/1943A.Wander: Mimas
Elton*09/1937Rickmansworth 186**21/09/1937GUCCC: Elton
Flamingo (m)01/1962Coventry 55407/05/1962GUCCC: Letchworth
Gainsborough (m)*12/1961Rickmansworth 17721/09/1937GUCCC: Gainsborough
Gladys08/1955Not found**Mallaber & Prince: Gladys
Godswall05/1960Daventry 56610/05/1960GUCCC: Denton
Grebe (m)12/1957Birmingham 145200/07/1957FMC: Antelope
Greenshank06/1954Rickmansworth 20324/06/1954GUCCC: Bawtry
Heron06/1956Daventry 55126/06/1956LMS: Caleb
Kestrel*07/1956Linslade 820/05/1954Wyvern Shipping: Elizabeth
Kingfisher11/1954Uxbridge 56124/07/1955FMC: Florence
Mallard (m)08/1954Loughborough 6202/12/1954Erewash CCC: Elm
Moorhen06/1955Uxbridge 58827/06/1955FMC: Briar
Otley12/1961Rickmansworth 9614/12/1954GUCCC: Otley
Pullet (tug)*01/1955Uxbridge 49230/06/1914Sabey & Co: Antelope
Quail (m)11/1954Uxbridge 59814/12/1954FMC: Quail
Rail (m)01/1962Coventry 557GUCCC: Hadley
Redshank (m)*06/1954Rickmansworth 11115/12/1936GUCCC: Reading
Ree07/1955Not registered**LMS: Ree (sold 1957)
Sandpiper04/1955Uxbridge 55314/12/1954FMC: Falcon
Serf07/1955Not registeredLMS; Serf (sold 1957)
Shoveller08/1954Birmingham 152212/03/1954FMC: Bascote
Smew02/1961Daventry 56714/02/1961GUCCC: Norton
Snipe09/1957Daventry 55626/11/1957E. Thomas: Kildare
Swan (m)10/1957Stoke on Trent 97100/09/1957John Knill: Dunstan
Teal08/1955Coventry 55013/06/1955Mallaber & Prince: Minnie
Tern01/1957Birmingham 149014/12/1956FMC: Emu
Wagtail04/1954Uxbridge 56227/06/1955FMC: Freda
Warbler (m)04/1954Rickmansworth 20226/05/1954Worsey Bros: Libra
Widgeon (m)02/1962Coventry 56504/06/1962GUCCC: Thaxted
Zeppelin07/1955Not registered**LMS: Zeppelin (sold 1958)

  *Registration relates to previous owner.

**Did not enter carrying service.

Only six of the former LMS boats are included on this list; the remaining two have not yet been identified.