Harland and Wolff - Shipbuilding and Engineering Works

  GUCC Fleet No. 202
  Class Star
  Original Type: Butty
  Known As Small Woolwich
  Date Built 18.12.35
  Hull Construction Steel Composite
  Registered BREN 563
  Intended Paring 15
  After 1965, ACHILLES was purchased by the Birmingham & Midland Canal Carrying Company and used to carry cargo alongside the motor COLLINGWOOD until the 1970s. Until 2005, ACHILLES was one of the few Star class butties to survive in their original form. Her interior was an empty shell, but is sound and watertight. The original elm bottom has been replaced with steel. Under restoration Gas street basin. 2008 converted to motor by Roger Farrington, Braunston