Harland and Wolff - Shipbuilding and Engineering Works

  GUCC Fleet No. 111
  Class Town
  Original Type: Motor
  Known As Large Woolwich
  Date Built 28.10.36
  Hull Construction Steel
  Registered BREN 590
  Intended Paring 229
  1946 sold to Flixborough Shipping Co. of Horninglow, Burton, then at an unknown date, sold into private ownership to John Wallis and converted to a private residence; 1953 converted from screw propulsion to a form of jet propulsion at Ted Jones yard at Glascote. (The experiment was unsuccessful and she was sold to Samuel Barlow who reconverted her back to screw propulsion.) 1955 registered as Prince by Coronet Canal Carrying Company. 1957 bought by Samuel Barlow and renamed Benbow; 1961 bought by K H Turton, Wolverhampton 1960s bought by Tardebigge Boat Company and converted to a luxury hire boat. 1979 bought by John Wilkinson and later that year by D & I Turner whilst the boat was semi sunk and without an engine now back to Bath and carrying with a Dorman 2DHD diesel engine presently providing her power.