Erewash Canal Carrying Company


NameFleet noJoined fleetRegistration numberRegistration dateBuilder/sourceNotes
(THE) KING (m)Daventry 44317/08/1942Ex WCC
ACHERNAR (m)Brentford 54609/11/1935Hired from GUC
ACHILLESBrentford 56318/12/1935Hired from GUC
ACTONIlkeston 9430/03/1926Ex ECCRegistration date refers to previous owner
ALICELoughborough 3314/12/1926Ex TNCRegistration date refers to previous owner
ALICE (m)Coventry 53108/04/1942Ex WCC
ALTAIRRickmansworth 3118/12/1934Hired from GUC
ANNIELoughborough 5731/12/1932Ex ECC
ASHLoughborough 6107/10/1935New, Yarwoods
AURORA ?Brentford 55918/12/1935Hired from GUC
AUSTINNot foundEx LNC
BETELGEUSEBrentford 56818/12/1935Hired from GUC
CALDER (m)Coventry 53017/08/1942Ex WCC
CASTOR m)Rickmansworth 3621/05/1935Hired from GUC
CEDARLoughborough 6409/11/1935New, Yarwoods
CHARLESTamworth 15924/08/1942Ex E.C. Lane - sold to S.E. Barlow 1944
COMET (m) ?Brentford 52403/09/1935Hired from GUC
CORVUSBrentford 49924/07/1935Hired from GUC
CYPRUS (m)Loughborough 6309/11/1935New, Yarwoods
DAUNTLESSDaventry 33117/08/1942Ex WCC
DOROTHYTamworth 46 07/04/1928Ex LNC - scrapped 11/1932Registration date refers to previous owner
DOROTHYCoventry 45208/04/1942Ex WCC
DUBHEBrentford 58322/01/1936Hired from GUC
EDITHLoughborough 5131/12/1932Ex LNC
ELIZABETHRickmansworth 2426/08/1942Ex E.C. Lane - sold to S.E. Barlow 1944
ELM (m)Loughborough 6207/10/1935New, Yarwoods
ENTERPRISE (m)Coventry 36208/04/1942Ex WCC
EREWASHNot foundEx LNC
ERNESTLeicester 15321/04/1926Ex TNCRegistration date refers to previous owner
FIVE BROTHERSLoughborough 4907/03/1927Ex ECC - scrapped 10/1935Registration date refers to previous owner
FLORENCECoventry 51808/04/1942Ex WCC
FOMALHAUT (m)Rickmansworth 5005/11/1935Hired from GUC
GILBERTNot foundEx LNC
GLAXYRickmansworth 5818/02/1936Hired from GUC
HARRIETTCoventry 28817/08/1942Ex WCC
IDANot foundEx Job Howard 3/1934
JOAN (m)Daventry 42823/02/1932Ex WCCRegistration date refers to previous owner
LACERTA (m)Brentford 52003/09/1935Hired from GUC
LILYLoughborough 4807/03/1927Ex ECC - scrapped 10/1935Registration date refers to previous owner
LYNXLoughborough 5225/07/1927Ex LNC - scrapped 10/1935Registration date refers to previous owner
MAPLEIlkeston 9330/03/1926Ex ECCRegistration date refers to previous owner
MARGARET Daventry 45617/08/1942Ex WCC
MARSBrentford 48619/12/1934Hired from GUC
MEDUSARickmansworth 6321/04/1936Hired from GUC
MERIONETHLoughborough 5409/11/1927Ex ECC - scrapped 10/1940Registration date refers to previous owner
MERSEYCoventry 529 08/04/1942Ex WCC
MILKY WAYRickmansworth 67 21/04/1936Hired from GUC
MONOCEROS (m)Rickmansworth 7019/05/1936Hired from GUC
MONTGOMERYLoughborough 5303/10/1927Ex ECC - scrapped 10/1935Registration date refers to previous owner
NANTWICHLoughborough 4707/03/1927Ex ECC - scrapped 10/1940Registration date refers to previous owner
OAKLoughborough 5831/12/1932Ex ECC - scrapped 10/1935
OAKLEY (m)Rickmansworth 9820/10/1936Hired from GUC
ORPHEUS (m)Rickmansworth 7216/06/1936Hired from GUC
OTHELLOBirmingham 1429 16/12/1921Ex GUCRegistration date refers to previous owner
PEGASUS (m) ?Brentford 50224/07/1935Hired from GUC
PERSEVERANCELoughborough 5903/04/1933Ex LNC - cancelled 10/1935
POLLUXRickmansworth 3721/05/1935Hired from GUC
PREMIER (m)Coventry 52308/04/1942Ex WCC
RIVALCoventry 39208/04/1942Ex WCC
RONALDLoughborough 5031/12/1932Ex LNC - scrapped 10/1940
RUFFORD (m) ?Brentford 60609/12/1936Hired from GUC
RUISLIPRickmansworth 10715/12/1936Hired from GUC
SATURNTring 12501/01/1935Hired from GUC
THELMACoventry 50108/04/1942Ex WCC
THEMIS (m)Brentford 51003/09/1935Hired from GUC
TWEED (m)Daventry 47617/08/1942Ex WCC
WALTERLoughborough 5631/12/1932Ex ECC - sunk 10/1940
WATFORDLoughborough 4631/12/1932Ex ECC - sunk 10/1940
WEY Coventry 51717/08/1942Ex WCC
WHISPERERLoughborough 6003/06/1935Ex GUC - sunk 10/1940
WILLOWBirmingham 1426 21/10/1921Ex FMCRegistration date refers to previous owner

List of boats hired from Grand Union Canal carrying Co may not be complete as some boats had only a very brief connection with the Erewash. 

ECC – Erewash Canal Company 

FMC – Fellows Morton & Clayton Ltd.  

GUC – Grand Union Canal Company 

LNC – Leicester Navigation Company. 

TNC – Trent Navigation Company.  

WCC – Warwickshire Canal Carrying Company. 

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